Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416040651, 9780323248846

Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques

1st Edition

A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series

Print ISBN: 9781416040651
eBook ISBN: 9780323248846
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 23rd June 2009
Page Count: 456


Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques, a title in the new Surgical Techniques Atlas series edited by Drs. Townsend and Evers, presents state-of-the-art updates on all main cardiac surgical techniques performed today. Drs. Sellke and Ruel, along with esteemed international contributors, offer you expert advice on a variety of techniques—open and interventional—to help you expand your surgical repertoire and hone your skills. Full-color illustrations and photographs enhance visual guidance and Expert Consult functionality gives you easy access to the full text online at

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.


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