Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery

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Here, two of the foremost cardiothoracic surgeons have brought together many of the top cardiologists and haematologists to produce the most current reference source on all aspects of blood conservation, from an overall clinical approach to the use of erythropoietin and the benefits of post-operative blood salvage. The subject matter covers numerous areas involved in the preoperative considerations in cardiac surgery, the intraoperative decision-making in cardiac surgery, postoperative bleeding and management and...

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Overview

Here, two of the foremost cardiothoracic surgeons have brought together many of the top cardiologists and haematologists to produce the most current reference source on all aspects of blood conservation, from an overall clinical approach to the use of erythropoietin and the benefits of post-operative blood salvage. The subject matter covers numerous areas involved in the preoperative considerations in cardiac surgery, the intraoperative decision-making in cardiac surgery, postoperative bleeding and management and a section on the algorithm for bloodless surgery used at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461274476
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • Pages: 683
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Preoperative Considerations in Cardiac Surgery.- 1. Current Practice of Blood Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery.- 2. Preoperative Evaluation of the Cardiothoracic Surgical Patient for Bleeding Risk.- 3. Preoperative Autologous and Directed Blood Donation.- 4. Erythropoietin in Cardiac Surgery.- 5. Aids Risk in Cardiac Surgery.- 6. Cardiac Surgery in Jehovah’s Witnesses.- 7. Blood Conservation in Cardiopulmonary Transplantation.- 8. Blood Conservation in Infants and Children Undergoing Surgery for Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease.- II. Intraoperative Decision Making in Cardiac Surgery.- 9. Hemostatis and the Effect of Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Hemostatis.- 10. Monitoring of Coagulation: Management of Heparin and Protamine.- 11.Intraoperative Autologous Blood Donation Practices.- 12. The Influence of Oxygenator Type and Priming Volume on Blood Requirements.- 13. Intraoperative Blood Salvage.- 14. Operative Techniques in Blood Conservation.- 15. Pharmacologic Approaches to Coagulation (Aprontinin, Epsilon Amino Caproic Acid, DDAVP, Tranexamic Acid Therapy).- 16. Indications for Red Cell Transfusion.- 17. Fibrin Glue and Topical Hemostasis in Cardiac Surgery.- 18. Routine Use of Heparin-Bonded Circuits with Minimal Anticoagulation for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.- III. Postoperative Bleeding and Management.- 19. Blood Salvage After Cardiac Surgery.- 20. Assessment and Control of Postoperative Bleeding.- 21. Blood Conservation: A Critical Care Nursing Perspective.- 22. Reoperative Strategies for the Bleeding Cardiovascular Patient.- 23. Blood Transfusion Reaction, Diagnosis, and Treatment.- 24. Blood Substitutes.- 25. Anemia During the Late Postoperative Period Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery.- 26. Economics of Transfusion Medicine and Blood Conservation Practices.- IV. Algorithm for Bloodless Surgery at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.- 27. Development and Application of a Multimodality Blood Conservation Program.

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