Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Third Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 28, 2007 - Medical - 1584 pages
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The classic leading-edge guide to heart surgery in adults-completely updated by leaders in the field

In this trusted reference, renowned cardiac surgeon and Harvard professor Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn takes you through all aspects of heart surgery in adults. The text's acclaimed coverage begins with a solid review of cardiac surgery fundamentals, then progresses to optimal perioperative and interoperative care before covering the full range of individual procedures.

Inside, you'll find over 1,000 step-by-step illustrations that clarify each procedure, along with important guidance on all of the discipline's fundamental operations and operative techniques. With updated and revised content, the new edition of this forward-thinking, landmark text is undoubtedly the most up-to-date resource of its kind available anywhere.


  • All the latest surgical perspectives and techniques in ischemic and valvular heart disease, disease of great vessels, cardiac arrhythmias, and more
  • Expert authorship by one of the world's most respected cardiac surgeons, with contributions from an internationally recognized group of authors
  • Cutting-edge overview of cardiothoracic transplantations, circulatory support, and nontransplant options for heart failure
  • Brand new, timely chapters on cardiac imaging, minimally invasive procedures, and stem cell therapy
  • Reworked illustration program, featuring newly commissioned two-color drawings, with classic artwork from the previous editions colorized
  • Two-color format throughout the text, which helps you efficiently navigate chapter material, providing quick access to key information

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PerioperativeIntraoperative Care
Ischemic Heart Disease
Valvular Heart Disease Aortic

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Lawrence H. Cohn, MD, Professor of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.; Former President, American Association of Thoracic Surgeons; Former President, American College of Chest Physicians; Former President, National Library of Medicine Board of Regents. One of the most famous cardiac surgeons in the world---recent notable highlight include a published interview in NEJM and inclusion in documentary on the heart, which aired on PBS.

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