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Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
Fourth edition
edited by Carol L. Lake

Long established as a key reference on pediatric cardiac anesthesia, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia is now in its thoroughly revised Fourth Edition.

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia provides comprehensive guidelines on preoperative evaluation, perioperative management, and postoperative care for all pediatric cardiac surgical procedures and includes quick-reference summaries of perioperative management for each procedure.


  • Most authoritative and comprehensive text in field
  • International contributions
  • Almost all chapters completely rewritten
  • Up-to-date information on fast tracking, the newest surgical approaches, and echocardiography
  • New chapters on teaching, practice management, hemostasis, coagulation & transfusion
  • Single-page “capsule summaries” of perioperative management for quick reference



  1. Past, Present, and Future of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia as a Subspeciality
  2. Problems of Congential Heart Disease in Developing Countries

Developmental Issues

  1. Intra-uterine Development of the Cardiovascular System
  2. Extra-uterine Development of the Cardiovascular System
  3. Pharmacology of Anesthetic and Vasoactive Drugs: Effects of Development

Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Management

  1. Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation of Pediatric Cardiac Patients
  2. Cardiac Catheterization and Other Radiographic Examinations
  3. Pediatric Electrocardiography and Cardiac Electrophysiology
  4. Pediatric Echocardiography

Principles of Intraoperative Management

  1. Induction and Maintenance of Anesthesia
  2. Monitoring of the Pediatric Cardiac Patient
  3. Physiology and Techniques of Extracorporeal Circulation in the Pediatric Patient
  4. Profound Hypothermia and Circulatory Arrest
  5. Vital Organ Preservation During Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease
  6. Management of Post-bypass Myocardial Dysfunction
  7. Hemostasis, Coagulation, and Transfusion in Pediatric Cardiac Patient
  8. Management of Post-bypass Pulmonary Hypertension and Respiratory Dysfunction

Anesthetic Techniques for Cardiac Surgical Procedures

  1. Septal and Endocardial Cushion Defects
  2. Tetralogy of Fallot
  3. Transposition of the Great Vessels
  4. Anomalies of the Aortic Arch and Valve
  5. Anomalies of the Pulmonic Valve and Right Ventricular Outflow Track
  6. Tricuspid Atresia and Hypoplastic Right Heart
  7. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  8. Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  9. Truncus Arteriosis
  10. Anomalies of Pulmonary and Systemic Venous
  11. Abnormalities of the Atrioventricular Valves
  12. Coronary Artery Anomalies
  13. Cardiomyopathies and Endocardial Fibroelastosis
  14. Persistent Fetal Circulation, Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension and Eisenmenger’s Syndrome
  15. Pediatric Cardiac and Lung Transplantation
  16. Tumors and Arterio-venous Fistulas
  17. Anesthetic Management for Minimally Invasive Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  18. Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery in Children or Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Postoperative Care

  1. Postoperative Care of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Patient: General Principles
  2. Postoperative Cardiovascular Dysfunction: Pharmacologic and Mechanical Support
  3. Postoperative Respiratory Dysfunction and its Management


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Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
Fourth edition
edited by Carol L. Lake

2005 • 786 pages • $158.00 + shipping
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