Atlas of Cardiac Surgery

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Hanley & Belfus, 2000 - Medical - 264 pages
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This procedures atlas features the art of famed medical artist Leon Schlossberg and text from the Johns Hopkins Department of Cardiovascular Surgery. Visual step-by-step details are given of the optimal approaches to a comprehensive list of modern cardiac surgical techniques. Major section headings include General Anatomy, Ischemic Heart Disease, Arrhythmia Surgery, Myxoma, Thoracic Aneurysms, Transplantation, Assist Devices, and Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.

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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Port Access Techniques
Left Ventricle Aneurysmorraphy and Postinfarction

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About the author (2000)

David D. Yuh, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Professor, Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology, Whiting School of Engineering, Director Minimally Invasive Surgical Program, Director of Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Luca A. Vricella, MD, Formerly of Johns Hopkins University, is currently Director of Heart Transplantation, Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

William A. Baumgartner, MD, Cardiac Surgeon-in-Charge, The Vincent L. Gott Professor, Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs, President of Clinical Practice Association, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Barbara Stuart, B.Sc. (Sydney), M.Sc. (Sydney), Ph.D. (London), D.I.C., MRACI, MRSC, Cchem
After graduating with a B.Sc. degree from the University of Sydney in Australia, Barbara Stuart then worked as a tutor at this university. She also carried out research in the field of biophysical chemistry in the Department of Physical Chemistry and graduated with an M.Sc. in 1990. The author then moved to the UK to carry out doctoral studies in polymer engineering within the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology at Imperial College (University of London). After obtaining her Ph.D. in 1993, she took up a position as a Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Greenwich in South East London. Barbara returned to Australia in 1995, joining the staff at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Forensic Science. She is presently conducting research in the fields of polymer spectroscopy, materials conservation and forensic science. Barbara is the author of three other books published by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, namely "Modern Infrared Spectroscopy" and "Biological Applications of Infrared Spectroscopy," both in the ACOL series of open learning texts, and "Polymer Analysis" in this current AnTS series of texts.

Leon Schlossberg (1912-2000) taught art as applied to medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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