This volume draws on the experience of leading practitioners to offer proven management techniques for cardiac surgery. It uses the case study approach to closely mirror clinical practice and treatment. First, cases that are specific to type or etiology are presented. Then, the case author explains how the case was managed. Suggestions regarding the management of similar cases are described. Lastly, vital information is summarized in a quick-reference format.
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 ......
Summarizes many of the advances made in this area and reviews in depth the topics and treatment techniques not widely used in daily practice. New chapters to this second edition include: New Techniques to Manage Pain; Advances in Diagnostic Imaging; Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum, Updates on Diaphragmatic Pacing; and Preoperative Evaluation of Neuro-Motor Diseases of the Esophagus.
This full-color atlas with accompanying video DVD provides a complete and practical "how-to" guide to planning and performing mitral valve repair surgery for mitral regurgitation. The book reviews the natural history of mitral regurgitation, the functional anatomy of the mitral valve, and the use of echocardiography in preoperative evaluation and surgical planning. Chapters describe and illustrate all techniques currently used for mitral valve repair and discuss results. A bound-in DVD presents narrated video clips of six cases that show the application of specific techniques. Each case begins with preoperative echocardiograms demonstrating the mitral valve defect and proceeds through key surgical maneuvers.
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 book considers mainly the current perioperative care, as well as progresses in new cardiac surgery technologies. Perioperative strategies and new technologies in the field of cardiac surgery will continue to contribute to improvements in postoperative outcomes and enable the cardiac surgical society to optimize surgical procedures. This book should prove to be a useful reference for trainees, senior surgeons and nurses in cardiac surgery, as well as anesthesiologists, perfusionists, and all the related health care workers who are involved in taking care of patients with heart disease which require surgical therapy. I hope these internationally cumulative and diligent efforts will provide patients undergoing cardiac surgery with meticulous perioperative care methods.
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.
This text describes and illustrates with some 700 detailed anatomic and surgical drawings the whole spectrum of surgical procedures employed to treat acquired and congenital diseases of the heart and great vessels in adults and children. A rather traditional chapter on history of cardiac surgery precedes chapters dedicated to quality improvement, followed by ICU management in adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, and techniques of extracorporeal circulation in both age groups. Further special topics are cardiovascular tissue engineering, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, endovascular treatment of aortic diseases, and cardiac assist devices, including total artificial heart. Written by 71 internationally recognized experts from 40 cardiac units in Central Europe and North America, this book will be invaluable not only for both novice and experienced surgeons, but also for all physicians, nurses, and technicians caring for patients with heart disease of any type, at any age.
The only in-depth source to focus specifically on surgical complications, this reference provides practical information on the incidence, management, and avoidance of complications encountered during and after surgical procedures. Spanning the vast array of complications related to a wide variety of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative e
Thoroughly revised, this handy manual is filled with practical advice for the entire cardiac care team. It covers all aspects of care of the surgical heart patient-from preoperative assessment to postoperative management to treatment protocols. Chapters written by both nurses and doctors emphasize the critical care team approach to cardiac surgery to improve patient outcomes and provide useful, practical information for every clinical setting. A logical organization, including individual sections on preoperative, operative, and postoperative issue speeds to the information you need. The latest details on coronary artery disease . fluid, electrolyte, and renal function . management of postoperative cardiac arrhythmias . mechanical devices . and postoperative myocardial ischemia enhance your clinical acumen. An updated appendix of Management Summaries keeps you current on the latest in care. New images and line drawings illuminate key steps to help you master every procedure.
Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery includes every current topic central to the modern practice of cardiac surgery. The systematic and structured format of the book make it an ideal revision aid for postgraduate trainees in cardiac surgery preparing for certification and fellowship examination. To ensure the content is suitable for this purpose, each top
Topics include basic considerations and techniques, venous drainage of the myocardium, structure and function of the cardiac lymphatic system, coronary sinus interventions in experimental research, and more.