Cardiovascular and Vascular Disease of the Aorta

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W.B. Saunders Company, 1997 - Medical - 472 pages
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Written from the perspective of the cardiac surgeon, this text encompasses the operative experience and research of the authors as it relates to the aorta and aortic surgery. Co-authored by the late Dr. Crawford, the world's most renowned cardio-aortic and aortic surgeon, this book provides the various original techniques that he has experienced in his over 6900 aortic procedures. Sections include diseases of the heart and aorta, preoperative evaluation, anesthesia, pathophysiology, operative technique, complications, statistical analyses, and long term management.

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Contents

Techniques for Dissection Involving the Proximal Aorta
296
Procedures for Occlusive Disease of the Aorta
371
Repair of Aortic Fistulae
391
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E. Stanley Crawford M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., is Late Professor of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine.

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