Follow-up after Cardiovascular Surgery - ECAB

Edited by

  • O P Yadava, MS DNBE (Gen. Surg.) DNBE (Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surg) MNAMS FICC FIACS, CEO & Chief Cardiac Surgeon National Heart Institute New Delhi

Follow-up of patients after surgery is of utmost importance as results of the surgery heavily depend on the treatment of patient in the follow-up period. A good follow-up and proper treatment also provides protection to the patient from various complications and recurrence of the disease. Therapeutic guidelines and algorithms for treatment of the patients after discharge from the hospitals exist for a number of cardiovascular disorders. Still, follow-up and postdischarge treatment is very often found to be inappropriate and incomplete. This results in many avoidable complications for both the patient as well as the treating clinician. This book is designed to update the readers on follow-up regimens for some of the important cardiovascular surgical procedures. Typical supportive case scenarios are included to exemplify and highlight the various points discussed. Thus it provides an excellent opportunity to widen one’s perspective in this area.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-81-312-3173-9


Table of Contents

Introduction

Follow-up after Palliative Cardiac Operations in the Neonatal Period

Follow-up after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Follow-up after Heart Valve Replacement

Follow-up after Vascular Surgery

Editor’s Comment

Forthcoming Books