Atlas of cardiothoracic surgery
This excellent companion to Sabiston & Spencer's SURGERY OF THE CHEST offers complete and detailed coverage of general thoracic, adult, and pediatric cardiac procedures, all in one volume. Written by leading surgeons, the atlas includes sections on thoracic incisions, the mediastinum, pulmonary resection, congenital heart disease, coronary artery bypass grafts, laparoscopic procedures, ventricular aneurysms, more.
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anastomosis aneurysm annuloplasty anteriorly ascending aorta atrial septal defect bridging leaflet bronchoscope bronchus cannula cardiac cardioplegic solution cardiopulmonary bypass chest tube chest wall chordal attachments clamp closed commissural Completed closure continuous suture coronary artery coronary sinus costal cartilage crossclamp dissection distal divided ductus arteriosus esophagus excised exposed fistula Gore-Tex graft heart homograft incision FIGURE insertion intercostal space internal mammary left atrium left ventricular ligated Line of incision lobe lung main pulmonary artery mattress sutures median sternotomy mediastinal mediastinum midline mitral valve mobilized muscle occluded outflow tract patch pectoralis performed pericardial pericardium phrenic placement pledgeted pleural space portion posterior leaflet posteriorly procedure proximal pulmonary vein removed repair resection retracted right atriotomy right atrium right coronary right pulmonary artery right ventricular segment septum stapler stenosis sternal sternum subclavian artery superior vena cava suture suture line thoracotomy tissue trachea tricuspid valve tumor usually valve leaflets venous return ventricular septal defect ventriculotomy vessels