Perioperative Hyperglycemia Management: An Update

Anesthesiology. 2017 Mar;126(3):547-560. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001515.


An association between perioperative hyperglycemia and adverse outcomes has been established in surgical patients, - with morbidity being reduced in those treated with insulin.- A practical treatment algorithm and literature summary is provided for surgical patients with diabetes and hyperglycemia.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Hyperglycemia / diagnosis
  • Hyperglycemia / physiopathology
  • Hyperglycemia / therapy*
  • Hypoglycemic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Insulin / therapeutic use*
  • Perioperative Care / methods*


  • Hypoglycemic Agents
  • Insulin