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ISBN-13: 9781560533610
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/21/2000
Series: Secrets Series
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. THE NORMAL HEART
1. Molecular Medicine in Cardiac Surgery
2. Cardiac Anatomy
3. Cardiac Physiology

II. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ACQUIRED HEART DISEASE
4. Pathophysiology of Acute Coronary Ischemia
5. Pathophysiology of Valvular Heart Disease
6. Pathophysiology of Cardiac Failure
7. Cardiac Tumors

III. DIAGNOSIS IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
8. Preoperative Evaluation in Coronary Artery Disease
9. Electrocardiography in the Postoperative Period
10. Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
11. Coronary Angiography in Ischemic Heart Disease
12. Imaging in Ischemic Coronary Artery Disease

IV. DIAGNOSIS IN VALVE DISEASE
13. History and Physical Examination in Valve Pathology
14. Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography in Valve Disease

V. CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES
15. Congenital Cardiac Anomalies

VI. PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY
16. Interventional Cardiology in Ischemic Heart Disease
17. When Is Surgery Indicated?
18. Emergency Coronary Artery Bypass
19. Coronary Surgery and Heart Failure
20. Coronary Surgery and Angina
21. Promoting Quality of Life after Coronary Heart Surgery
22. When to Operate for Valvular Heart Disease
23. Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Endocarditis
24. Surgical Treatment of Endocarditis

VII. PREOPERATIVE WORKUP
25. Preoperative Workup in Coronary Surgery
26. Preoperative Workup in Valve Surgery

VIII. ANESTHESIA IN CARDIAC SURGERY
27. Principles of Cardiac Anesthesia
28. Anesthesia for Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery
29. Anesthesia for Total Revascularization without Cardiopulmonary Bypass
30. Anesthesia during Cardiopulmonary Bypass

IX. MINIMALLY INVASIVE CARDIAC SURGERY
31. Cellular Therapy in Heart Failure
32. Current Concepts in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
33. Off-Pump Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery
34. Robotic Cardiac Surgery
35. Endoscopic Saphenous Vein Harvesting

X. CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION AND IMPLANTABLE DEVICES
36. Basic Cardiac Transplant Immunology
37. Indications for Heart Transplant
38. Technical Aspects of Cardiac Transplantation
39. Long-term Follow-up of Transplant Patients
40. Ventricular Assist Devices and the Total Artificial Heart

XI. CARDIAC TRAUMA
41. Penetrating Cardiac Trauma
42. Blunt Cardiac Trauma/Myocardial Contusion
43. Traumatic Valvular and Septal Free-Wall Defects

XII. THE MITRAL VALVE
44. Surgical Techniques for Mitral Valve Disease
45. Complications of Mitral Valve Surgery

XIII. THE AORTIC VALVE
46. Surgical Techniques for Aortic Valve Disease
47. Complications of Aortic Valve Surgery

XIV. THE AORTIC ARCH
48. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
49. Aortic Dissections

XV. POSTOPERATIVE CARE
50. Postoperative Routine
51. Low Cardiac Output Syndrome
52. Indications for Intraaortic Balloon Pump Placement

XVI. POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS
53. Postoperative Bleeding and Coagulopathies
54. Mediastinitis and the Unstable Sternum
55. Neurologic Complications of Cardiac Surgery
56. Cardiac Tamponade
57. Atrial Fibrillation
58. Congestive Heart Failure after Open Heart Surgery

XVII. MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION
59. Myocardial Protection
60. Cardioplegic Solutions
61. Clinical Indicators of Poor Myocardial Protection

XVIII. CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS
62. Principles of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
63. Complications of Cardiopulmonary Bypass
64. Hypothermia
65. Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery
66. Principles of Intraaortic Balloon Pumping
67. Principles of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
68. Principles of Ventricular Assist Devices

XIX. CARDIAC SURGERY TRIVIA
69. Cardiac Surgery Trivia

INDEX

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