Cardiac and Vascular Anesthesia

1st Edition

The Requisites


  • Jacqueline Leung
    • Print ISBN 9780323020435

    Key Features

    • Delivers in-depth guidance on trans-esopha-geal echocardiography (TEE) · pacemaker and ventricular assist devices · cardiopulmonary bypass machines · pharmacological interventions · off-pump CABG · vascular operations · heart/lung transplantation · and many other "hot topics" in the field.
    • Presents information in a bulleted format for quick, efficient reference.
    • Uses specially designed boxes to display key data on intraoperative monitoring · key clinical caveats · advantages and disadvantages of various drugs, monitoring approaches, and techniques · current controversies · case studies · and more—all at a glance.
    • Features more than 245 illustrations that clarify key aspects of pathophysiology, monitoring, and anesthesia administration.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cardiac Physiology

    2. Cardiovascular Monitoring

    3. Cardiovascular Drugs

    4. Pacemakers, IABP, and Ventricular Assisted Devices

    5. Techniques and Anesthetic Considerations for Patients Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass

    6. Ischemic Heart Disease: Anesthetic Concerns for Myocardial Revascularization

    7. Valvular Heart Disease

    8. Congenital Heart Disease

    9. Anesthesia for Off-Pump Cardiac Surgery

    10. Anesthetic Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

    11. Anesthesia Management for Less Common Cardiac Diseases (Cardiac Transplantation, Neoplasms of the Heart, Cardiac Trauma, and Pericardial Disease)

    12. Anesthesia for Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease

    13. Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery


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    About the editor

    Jacqueline Leung

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA