Cardiothoracic Surgery in China: Past, Present and Future

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Song Wan, Anthony P. C. Yim
Chinese University Press, 2007 - History - 581 pages
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The book is the first of its type ever published in the English language, which provides comprehensive review of the history of cardiothoracic surgery in China and highlights the remarkable surgical heritage that the younger generation of Chinese surgeons is proud of. A unique feature of this volume is that many contributors are renowned expert and surgical leader in the field of cardiothoracic surgery, both nationally and internationally.

 

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Contents

A Surgeon and Something MoreDr JiaSi Huang
1
YingKai Wu and His Two Decisions
27
19381939
47
The Evolution of Cardiovascular Surgery in China
80
The Historical Perspective of Surgery for Congenital
113
The History Current Status and Future of Coronary
134
The MadeinChina Mechanical Valve Prostheses
143
The History of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Shanghai
154
Cellular Therapy for Heart Failure
322
19022002
354
Where Are We Now?
371
Current Status and New Trends
380
Forging a Link
396
Project Hope and
408
My Relationship with Chinas Cardiac Surgery
431
Personal Reminiscences
440

The Development of Thoracic Surgery at Peking Union
167
The Development of Esophageal Surgery in China
174
The Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
192
Open Heart Operation under Acupuncture Anesthesia
198
The Evolution of Cardiology in China
204
Current Status
297
Minimally Invasive Thoracic SurgeryA Personal
306
Lung Transplantation in China
314
Leo Eloesser An American Cardiothoracic Surgeon
449
Asian Perspectives
455
European Perspectives
464
English for Chinese Cardiothoracic Surgeons
507
The Interaction between Chinese and Western Cardiac
520
A Selective Glossary
577
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About the author (2007)

Song Wan is Associate Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Anthony P. C. Yim is Professor of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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