Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery

4th Edition

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


  • Nicholas Kouchoukos
  • Frank Hanley
  • James Kirklin
  • Eugene Blackstone
  • Key Features

      • Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, definitive text in the field!
      • Get comprehensive coverage of all areas of cardiac surgery, including ischemic, valvular, and congenital heart disease; cardiac tumors; constrictive pericarditis; thoracic aortic surgery; cardiac transplantation; coronary artery disease; aortic valve disease; cardiac rhythm disturbances; heart failure and transplantation; disease of the thoracic aorta; tetralogy of Fallot; anesthesia; and postoperative care.
      • Stay current with the latest advancements and practices. Comprehensive updates throughout include new information on endovascular management of thoracic aorta disease; new data on clinical outcomes; the most recent minimally invasive procedures; non-invasive CT angiography; new alternative surgical approaches to mitral valve surgery; and many other hot topics!
      • Make the most well-informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes by exploring each condition's natural history; diagnostic criteria; indications for surgery; operative techniques; and follow-up care.
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    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 Aor


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