Cardiothoracic Surgery

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OUP Oxford, Jan 31, 2013 - Medical - 845 pages
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Cardiothoracic Surgery covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery and intensive care. This new edition, with updated cardiac surgery and thoracic sections, provides on-the-spot guidance to common and less common operative procedures. Every chapter is divided into topics presented across two pages to enable easy reference, with pages on intensive care edged in red for immediate access. Completely updated with current evidence and guidelines, the book is practically oriented to provide reliable guidance in intensive care and in theatre. Fully indexed and lavishly illustrated, the book is a must for anyone seeking a comprehensive yet portable guide to all areas of cardiothoracic surgical practice.
 

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Contents

2 Applied basic science
33
3 Cardiac anesthesia
87
4 Cardiopulmonary bypass
101
5 Cardiac ICU
127
6 Complications
253
7 Ischemic heart disease
291
8 Valve disease
363
9 The thoracic aorta
423
11 Other conditions
471
12 Congenital surgery
521
13 Assessment and anesthesia for thoracic surgery
643
14 Lung and pleura
667
15 Esophagus
757
16 Mediastinum and chest wall
797
17 Chest trauma
815
Index
825

10 Less invasive options
455

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Joanna Chikwe, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, US. David Cooke, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, US. Andrew Goldstone, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, US.

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