Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery

Expert Consult - Online and Print (2-Volume Set)


  • Nicholas Kouchoukos, MD, Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Eugene Blackstone, MD, Head, Clinical Investigations, Heart and Vascular Institute, Staff, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic; Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Frank Hanley, MD, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University; Executive Director, Pediatric Heart Center, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, California
  • James Kirklin, MD, Professor and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Now in its 4th edition, Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. This dynamic medical reference thoroughly and systematically covers the full range of new and classic surgical procedures-including the latest alternate and minimally invasive surgical techniques-and presents the up-to-date clinical evidence you need to make effective management decisions.
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cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and residents


Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-6391-9

Table of Contents

Part I: General Considerations

Chapter 1: Anatomy, Dimensions, and Terminology

Chapter 2: Hypothermia, Circulatory Arrest, and Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Chapter 3: Myocardial Management During Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Chapter 4: Anesthesia for Cardiovascular Surgery

Chapter 5: Postoperative Care

Chapter 6: Generating Knowledge from Information, Data, and Analyses

Part II: Ischemic Heart Disease

Chapter 7: Stenotic Arteriosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

Chapter 8: Left Ventricular Aneurysm

Chapter 9: Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect

Chapter 10: Mitral Regurgitation from Ischemic Heart Disease

Part III: Acquired Valvar Heart Disease

Chapter 11: Mitral Valve Disease With or Without Tricuspid Valve Disease

Chapter 12: Aortic Valve Disease

Chapter 13: Combined Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease With or Without Tricuspid Valve Disease

Chapter 14: Tricuspid Valve Disease

Chapter 15: Infective Endocarditis

Part IV: Other Cardiac Conditions

Chapter 16: Cardiac Rhythm Disturbance

Chapter 17: Cardiac Trauma

Chapter 18: Cardiac Tumor

Chapter 19: Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 20: Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 21: Cardiac Transplantation

Chapter 22: Mechanical Circulatory Support

Chapter 23: Pericardial Disease

Part V: Diseases of the Thoracic Arteries and Veins

Chapter 24: Acute Traumatic Aortic Disruption

Chapter 25: Acute Aortic Dissection

Chapter 26: Chronic Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease

Chapter 27: Diseases of the Pulmonary Arteries

Chapter 28: Acquired Diseases of the Systemic Veins

Part VI: Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

Chapter 29: Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

Part VII: Congenital Heart Disease

Chapter 30: Atrial Septal Defect and Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Chapter 31: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Chapter 32: Cor Triatriatum

Chapter 33: Unroofed Coronary Sinus Syndrome

Chapter 34: Atrioventricular Septal Defect

Chapter 35: Ventricular Septal Defect

Chapter 36: Congenital Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and Aortico-Left Ventricular Tunnel

Chapter 37: Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Chapter 38: Ventricular Septal Defect with Pulmonary Stenosis or Atresia

Chapter 39: Pulmonary Stenosis and Intact Ventricular Septum

Chapter 40: Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum

Chapter 41: Tricuspid Atresia and Management of Single-Ventricle Physiology

Chapter 42: Ebstein Anomaly

Chapter 43: Truncus Arteriosus

Chapter 44: Aortopulmonary Window

Chapter 45: Origin of the Right or Left Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta

Chapter 46: Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries

Chapter 47: Congenital Aortic Stenosis

Chapter 48: Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch

Chapter 49: Aortic Atresia and Other Forms of Hypoplastic Left Heart Physiology

Chapter 50: Congenital Mitral Valve Disease

Chapter 51: Vascular Ring and Sling

Chapter 52: Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries

Chapter 53: Double Outlet Right Ventricle

Chapter 54: Double Outlet Left Ventricle

Chapter 55: Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and Other Forms of Atrioventricular Discordant Connection

Chapter 56: Double Inlet Ventricle and Atretic Atrioventricular Valve

Chapter 57: Anatomically Corrected Malposition of Great Arteries

Chapter 58: Atrial Isomerism