Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique, 4th edition

by Siavosh Khonsari, Colleen Flint Sintek, Timothy C. Hengst (Illustrator)
  • Hard Cover
Now in its Fourth Edition, this text is a practical, heavily illustrated guide to procedures in cardiac surgery. Chapters cover acquired and congenital diseases and include surgical anatomy, surgical exposures, and step-by-step procedural details. The authors indicate pitfalls with a hazard sign and flag points of special interest with NB (Nota Bene). This edition has contributions from Abbas Ardehali, MD, FACS, the director of the UCLA heart, heart-lung, and lung transplant program. Highlights include a new chapter on heart transplantation. Also included are updates in minimally invasive surgery and vascular and endovascular surgery. Doody's Core Titles™ 2009. =Doody's Core Title Review: I-wen Wang, M.D., Ph.D.(Washington University School of Medicine) "This is a useful tool for younger cardiac surgeons. I used earlier editions during my cardiac training and found them to be helpful in preparing for the oral boards. The new edition is even more comprehensive and well illustrated." I-wen Wang, M.D., Ph.D.(Washington University School of Medicine) =Table Of Contents GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS Surgical Approaches to the Heart and Great Vessels Preparation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Myocardial Preservation Venting and Deairing of the Heart SURGERY FOR ACQUIRED HEART DISEASE Surgery of the Aortic Valve Surgery of the Mitral Valve Surgery of the Tricuspid Valve Surgery of the Aorta Surgery for Coronary Disease Surgery for Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction Heart Transplantation Cardiac Tumors Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation SURGERY FOR CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS Patent Ductus Arteriosus Coarctation of the Aorta Pulmonary Artery Banding Vascular Ring and Pulmonary Artery Sling Systemic Pulmonary Shunting Atrial Septal Defect Total Anomalous Venous Connection Ventricular Septal Defect Atrioventricular Septal Defect Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Transposition of the Great Vessels Aortopulmonary Window Truncus Arteriosus Ebstein's Anomaly Interrupted and Hypoplastic Aortic Arch The Norwood Principle The Fontan Principle Coronary Artery Anomalies
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ISBN: 9780781769501
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 11, 2007
Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 448
Weight: 1.280 kg
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