Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Cardiothoracic Surgery by Joanna Chikwe, David Cooke, Aaron Weiss

This handbook of cardiothoracic surgery covers all areas of adult and paediatric, cardiac and thoracic surgery, and intensive care. It provides rapid on-the-spot access to practical management advice, and succinct overviews of most cardiothoracic procedures.

Every chapter is divided into topics presented across two pages to enable easy reference.
The advice is based on current evidence and guidelines, with references given where appropriate.
The book is practically oriented to provide reliable guidance on the intensive care and in theatre.
There is an excellent intensive care section with pages edged in red for immediate access.
The book has a full index, and a contents list tabled on the back-cover with page tabs to aid navigation.
The book is pocket-sized, with a durable, wipe-proof cover to ensure portability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199642830
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/14/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Preoperative assessment
2. Applied basic science
3. Cardiac anesthesia
4. Conduct of bypass
5. Cardiac ICU
6. Complications
7. Ischemic heart disease
8. Valve disease
9. The thoracic aorta
10. Less invasive options
11. Other conditions
12. Congenital surgery
13. Assessment and anesthesia for thoracic surgery
14. Lung and pleura
15. Esophagus
16. Mediastinum and chest wall
17. Chest trauma

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