Annette Y. Schure

All articles by Annette Y. Schure

Right-to-Left shunts

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure What are right-to-left shunts? A shunt is an abnormal communication between the right and left sides of the heart or between the systemic and pulmonary vessels, allowing blood to flow directly from one circulatory system to the other. A right-to-left shunt allows deoxygenated systemic venous blood…

Next post in Anesthesiology