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Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery
by Augustine Tang
Sunil K. Ohri
Larry W. Stephenson

Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery includes every current topic central to the modern practice of cardiac surgery.

The systematic and structured format of Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery make it an ideal revision aid for postgraduate trainees in cardiac surgery preparing for certification and fellowship examination.

To ensure the content is suitable for this purpose, each topic has been reviewed by cardiac surgical trainees prior to publication.

Other medical personnel involved in the care of cardiac patients will also find Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery a useful reference source.

Contents:

  1. Fundamentals
    1. Cardiac surgical anatomy
    2. Cardiac surgical physiology
    3. Cardiovascular pharmacology
    4. Pre-operative assessment of cardiac surgery patients
    5. Cardiac imaging
    6. Echocardiography
    7. Anesthesia for cardiac surgery
    8. Cardiopulmonary bypass
    9. Thermoregulation in cardiac surgery
    10. Hypothermic circulatory arrest
    11. Myocardial preservation
    12. Blood conservation
    13. Cardiac intensive care
    14. Postoperative complications
    15. Risk stratification and performance monitoring

  2. Adult cardiac surgery
    1. Myocardial revascularization
    2. Surgery for complications of ischemic heart disease
    3. Heart valve surgery
    4. Aortic surgery
    5. Surgery for atrial fibrillation
    6. Surgery for pericardial disease
    7. Surgery for cardiac tumors
    8. Surgery for trauma
    9. Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
    10. Surgery for heart failure
    11. Heart transplantation

  3. Pediatric cardiac surgery
    1. Atrial septal defect
    2. Ventricular septal defect
    3. Atrioventricular septal defect
    4. Patent ductus arteriosus
    5. Tricuspid atresia
    6. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum
    7. Tetralogy of Fallot
    8. The Fontan circulation
    9. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    10. Transposition of the great arteries
    11. Double outlet right ventricle
    12. Truncus arteriosus
    13. Interrupted aortic arch
    14. Coarctation of the aorta
    15. Valvular disease in children
    16. Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    17. Palliation versus correction of congenital heart defects
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Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery
by Augustine Tang, Sunil K. Ohri, Larry W. Stephenson

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