Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 1, 2011 - Medical - 332 pages
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A must-have guide for anesthesiologists new to the cardiac operating room

DVD with 90+ narrated TEE clips

"Overall this book is a nice guide and the quickest way to review cardiac anesthesia. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is a fast, efficient way for anesthesiology trainees to acquire the essential skills and knowledge necessary to successfully navigate the cardiac operating room. This unique guide imparts the basic principles of both cardiac anesthesia and echocardiography in a way that reflects the realities of clinical anesthesia practice.

The companion DVD contains nearly 100 narrated, labeled TEE clips that illustrate normal and abnormal echocardiographic views. Each clip is keyed to a specific passage in the text, which provides the reader with a true multimedia learning experience.

Whether you’re looking for a concise, easy-to-read introduction to cardiac anesthesiology or a primer on incorporating the basic principles of cardiac anesthesiology and perioperative echocardiography into real-world practice, Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is your one-stop guide to mastery of these two critical topics.

 

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Contents

Introduction to Perioperative Echocardiography
1
Chapter 1 Preoperative Evaluation of the Heart Surgery Patient
31
Chapter 2 Hemodynamics and Cardiac Anesthesia
41
Chapter 3 Perioperative Rhythm Abnormalities
70
Chapter 4 Routine Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia
82
Chapter 5 The Complicated Patient for Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery
97
Chapter 6 Aortic Valve Disease
119
Chapter 7 Mitral Valve Disease
136
Chapter 11 Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation
186
Chapter 12 Anesthesia for Patients With Congenital Heart Disease
198
Chapter 13 OffPump Robotic and Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
229
Chapter 14 The Postoperative Care of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
237
Chapter 15 Anesthesia in the Electrophysiology and Catheterization Laboratories
251
Chapter 16 Coagulopathy Bleeding and Cardiac Anesthesia Emergencies
265
Chapter 17 Cardiopulmonary Bypass
277
Chapter 18 Postoperative Analgesia for Cardiac Surgery
291

Chapter 8 Right Heart Valves and Function
155
Chapter 9 Anesthesia for Repair of Diseases of Thoracic Aorta
162
Chapter 10 Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Masses
175
Index
303
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John D. Wasnick, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Lubbock, TX
Zak Hillel, PhD, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Director, Cardiac Anesthesia
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
David Kramer, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
Sanford Littwin, MD
Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
Alina Nicoara, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

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