Completely revised and updated, this third edition presents a comprehensive guide to all cardiothoracic surgical procedures for adults and children. More than 130 of the world's master surgeons describe their techniques step-by-step, and explain the decision-making that is crucial to a successful outcome.
Completely revised and updated, with 38 new contributing authors, the Second Edition of this standard-setting text/atlas from the acclaimed Mastery of Surgery series is a comprehensive guide to all cardiothoracic surgical procedures for adults and children. More than 130 of the world's master surgeons describe their techniques step by step and explain the decision-making that is crucial to a successful outcome. Many chapters are brand-new or completely rewritten by new contributors and cover innovative techniques, including robotic and minimally invasive procedures. The book contains more than 900 detailed drawings of key surgical maneuvers and over 100 photographs, scans, and radiographs. Editorial comments in each chapter provide additional or alternative views.
This is a how-to guide to cardiac and thoracic surgery in adults and children. Like other volumes inthe Mastery series, it includes commentaries at the ends of chapters for as broad an overview as possible. Chapters are focused on the technical steps of how to perform procedures, with brief supporting text on indications, pre-op assessment, and follow-up and complications. The third edition will move to a full color format with a color art program. The third edition will also come with a website with the fully searchabe contents of the book. Markets include cardiothoracic fellows, thoracic and.
The most up-to-date, comprehensives single-volume guide to adult, congenital, and general cardiothoracic surgery -- from many of the foremost experts in the field Developed by authorities from leading-edge cardiothoracic surgical training programs, this much-needed reference succinctly reviews a wide-range of important topics in cardiothoracic surgery. The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery is especially timely given the recent development of many new scientific findings and emerging technologies. You'll find it filled with precise information on surgical techniques and pre-and postoperative strategies for managing cardiothoracic disease. In this time-saving sourcebook, you'll get an in-depth look at the full spectrum of disorders and their surgical (and medical) management options, including congenital, acquired, and neoplastic diseases. Supporting this detailed coverage is an easy-to-navigate format featuring focused tables and outline-formatted bullets, along with step-by-step explanations of the most complex operations. Features: Thorough coverage of all major areas of cardiothoracic surgery-perfect for cardiothoracic surgery fellows getting ready for Board review exams (oral and written), and cardiothoracic surgeons preparing for Board certification or recertification Skill-building perspectives on open, minimally invasive, and endovascular surgical procedures-complete with relevant surgical anatomy Indications and techniques for heart and lung transplantation Balanced, detailed presentation of both pediatric and adult patient care issues Innovative chapters on surgical ventricular remodeling, endovascular repair of thoracic aortic pathologies, correction of complex congenital defects, and thoracic oncology that reflect the most promising new surgical technologies “Key Concepts” boxes throughout focus on important “take-home” messages of chapter topics Expert authorship, with most chapters written by current or past faculty and trainees from The John Hopkins Hospital
Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery - Second Edition This second edition of Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery presents state-of-the-art techniques and an in-depth review of cardiac surgery from the leading authorities. Each of the 62 succinct chapters represents the personal treatment protocols of the experts. The Advanced ......
Challenges for the treatment of valvular heart disease include the growing need for effective yet less invasive interventions and therapies to treat these progressive conditions. With the development of potential new treatments, it is crucial for cardiac physicians to be well informed on the pathophysiology, assessment, treatment options and their outcomes of valvular diseases. Written by a highly experienced and internationally recognized group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and researchers, Valvular Heart Disease offers insights into the widely varying hemodynamic effects and clinical course of heart valve conditions, as well as the contemporary management of these conditions. Offering a broad perspective on these diseases, Valvular Heart Disease expands on the recent guidelines developed by the major heart societies in the United State and Europe.
Cardiothoracic Surgery covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery and intensive care. This new edition provides rapid on-the-spot access to practical management advice, and succinct overviews of common and less common operative procedures.Divided into topics presented across a double page spread to enable easy reference, each chapter includes advice based on current evidence and guidelines, with references where appropriate, and features purpose-drawn illustrations showing practical procedures.
Cardiothoracic Surgery Review covers all of the core knowledge necessary to pass the cardiothoracic boards or the cardiothoracic recertification exam. Each topic presents core information in two-to-four pages and concludes with a brief list of the most important references. The topics cover all areas in cardiothoracic surgery, including cardiac surgery, pediatric cardiac surgery, and thoracic surgery. Included with the book is a companion website featuring the fully searchable text and over 60 procedural videos. This topic-based review is ideal for anyone needing to rapidly reference an up-to-date knowledge base in cardiothoracic surgery, including cardiothoracic fellows, practitioners studying for recertification, and surgical nurses.
Written to supplement standard textbooks and operative atlases, this updated reference concentrates on the issue of complication prevention and treatment. By challenging the contributors to address specific issues related to both intraoperative techniques and post-operative care that will reduce the incidence of complications, Drs. Little and Merrill present a book that reinforces the commitment to excellence in cardiothoracic surgery. The book opens with a section on general topics with regard to cardiothoracic surgical complications, including thoracic incisions, postoperative arrhythmias, and myocardial preservation. Then Drs. Little and Merrill draw on their expertise in thoracic and cardiac surgery, respectively. They have assembled a team of experts to address specific diseases encountered and operations performed by cardiac and general thoracic surgeons. With advice developed through years of experience by some of the most respected names in the field, Complications in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment, 2nd Edition makes an ideal introduction for the new trainee and the perfect refresher for the practicing surgeon.
This textbook provides a succinct overview of cardiac surgery, with key concepts being emphasized throughout. An abundance of illustrations, intra-operative photographs, tables as well as information boxes, aids the reader to visualise, grasp and retain difficult concepts. The inclusion of evidence-based approaches to the management of a range of cardiac surgical conditions equips the reader with an understanding of how to overcome a variety of potentially tough clinical challenges. Concise Cardiac Surgery: A Complete Guide comprehensively covers a range of techniques used in cardiac surgery. It is therefore, an ideal resource for the trainee and practising cardiac surgeon seeking a practically focused text detailing how to apply the latest techniques and evidence-based approaches in their day-to-day practice.
Pediatric cardiac surgery is a dynamic, fast-moving field. Busy practitioners, like you, need clear and comprehensive guidance you can rely on to ensure optimal patient care. For over 25 years Pediatric Cardiac Surgery has been the gold-standard reference for pediatric and adult congenital heart surgeons, pediatric and congenital cardiologists, intensivists, anesthesiologists, residents and nurses. Now, in this thoroughly revised fourth edition, you again get trusted, complete coverage of the field with timely new features and expert reviews of critical topics including heart transplantation, emerging modalities for diagnosing congenital heart and tracheal defects, the surgical technique of Fontan conversion with arrhythmia surgery, the medical challenges of managing adult CHD patients, and more. This new edition includes: Contributions from over 65 world-renowned experts More beautiful illustrations, by renowned medical illustrator Rachid Idriss, which have brought acclaim to previous editions Reviews of the embryology, physical findings, diagnostic criteria, and therapeutic choices for each disease entity and describes the latest in surgical techniques in each chapter All-new chapters that guide readers through new treatment options and other key developments since the publication of the third edition highlighting recent advances in congenital heart surgery. All-new new chapters that review advances in right ventricular to pulmonary artery conduits, arrhythmia surgery, double outlet ventricles, and adult congenital heart disease, among other key topics.
The sixth edition of this acclaimed and established operative atlas continues to provide a unique level of comprehensive detail on operative surgery of the heart and great vessels. With an international list of authors, the chapters have been updated and complemented by the same high quality artwork that has established this operative guide as the gold standard reference for the cardiac surgeon. This new edition retains the format of initial principles and justification for the procedure, followed by preoperative investigations and preparation, the operative procedure, and postoperative management. New chapters have been added on the latest techniques such as minimal invasive surgery, robotic surgery and off-pump bypass surgery. The chapters are arranged in seven sections, with each section emphasising the overall management of patients, tricks of the trade of individual authors and discussion of technical and clinical judgement. With this new and updated edition, Operative Cardiac Surgery remains the pre-eminent operative guide to a full range of cardiac conditions. Video clips of cardiac procedures, both common and rare, are included within the VitalSource edition. Print Versions of this book also include access to the ebook version.