Key Features

  • Includes convenient access to the full-text online as well as procedural videos that show you how to proceed.
  • Offers step-by-step guidance on a variety of cardiac surgical techniques, both open and interventional, giving you more options for the challenges you face.
  • Discusses the hottest topics in cardiac surgery, including minimally invasive techniques, robotic surgery, aortic dissections, and more.
  • Presents more than 400 full-color illustrations and step-by-step intraoperative photographs for expert visual guidance.
  • Discusses pearls and pitfalls to help you avoid complications.
  • Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that includes clinical anatomy, pre-operative considerations, operative steps, post-operative care, and pearls and pitfalls to make reference easy.

Details

No. of pages:
456
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323248846
Print ISBN:
9780323462945
Print ISBN:
9781416040651

About the authors

Frank Sellke

Affiliations and Expertise

Karlson & Karlson Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Providence, Rhode Island

Frank Sellke

Affiliations and Expertise

Karlson & Karlson Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Providence, Rhode Island

Marc Ruel

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiac Surgeon and Cardiac Research Chair, University of Ottawa Heart Surgeon; Associate Professor of Surgery, Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada