Carpentier's Reconstructive Valve Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721691688, 9781455710775

Carpentier's Reconstructive Valve Surgery

1st Edition

Authors: Alain Carpentier David Adams Farzan Filsoufi
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721691688
eBook ISBN: 9781455710775
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 23rd February 2010
Page Count: 368


Carpentier’s Reconstructive Valve Surgery presents you with authoritative guidance on reconstructive techniques for degenerative mitral valve disease. Alain Carpentier, MD, PhD—who pioneered the field—David H. Adams, MD; and Farzan Filsoufi, MD provide step-by-step instructions for each procedure and over 200 detailed anatomic drawings so that you can effectively apply the techniques of a master.

Key Features

  • Apply the techniques and procedures of Dr. Alain Carpentier—pioneer of mitral valve reconstruction—to your practice.
  • View more than 200 detailed anatomic drawings that depict reconstruction procedures clearly.
  • Master each procedure using step-by-step instructions and a consistent chapter format.
  • Grasp the nuances of procedures thanks to "tips from the Master" and a section of questions and answers.
  • Tap into the knowledge and experience of leaders in the field of mitral valve repair and reconstruction.


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About the Author

Alain Carpentier

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, European Hospital of Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

David Adams

Affiliations and Expertise

Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Residency Program Director, Mount Siani Medical Center, New York, NY

Farzan Filsoufi

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgical Director of Intensive Care Unit, Director of Cardiac Valve Center, Mount Siani Medical Center, New York, NY