Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781416063919, 9781455746057

Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery

4th Edition

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

Authors: Nicholas Kouchoukos Eugene Blackstone Frank Hanley James Kirklin
eBook ISBN: 9781455746057
eBook ISBN: 9780323247405
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416063919
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 26th October 2012
Page Count: 2256

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Now in its 4th edition, Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. This dynamic medical reference thoroughly and systematically covers the full range of new and classic surgical procedures—including the latest alternate and minimally invasive surgical techniques—and presents the up-to-date clinical evidence you need to make effective management decisions.

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.
    • Reference information quickly thanks to a new, streamlined format and easily searchable online access to the complete text, downloadable image library, reference links, and more at

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 Aortic Disease

Chapter 27: Diseases of the Pulmonary Arteries

Chapter 28: Acquired Diseases of the Systemic Veins

Part VI: Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

Chapter 29: Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

Part VII: Congenital Heart Disease

Chapter 30: Atrial Septal Defect and Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Chapter 31: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Chapter 32: Cor Triatriatum

Chapter 33: Unroofed Coronary Sinus Syndrome

Chapter 34: Atrioventricular Septal Defect

Chapter 35: Ventricular Septal Defect

Chapter 36: Congenital Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and Aortico-Left Ventricular Tunnel

Chapter 37: Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Chapter 38: Ventricular Septal Defect with Pulmonary Stenosis or Atresia

Chapter 39: Pulmonary Stenosis and Intact Ventricular Septum

Chapter 40: Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum

Chapter 41: Tricuspid Atresia and Management of Single-Ventricle Physiology

Chapter 42: Ebstein Anomaly

Chapter 43: Truncus Arteriosus

Chapter 44: Aortopulmonary Window

Chapter 45: Origin of the Right or Left Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta

Chapter 46: Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries

Chapter 47: Congenital Aortic Stenosis

Chapter 48: Coarctation of the Aorta and Interrupted Aortic Arch

Chapter 49: Aortic Atresia and Other Forms of Hypoplastic Left Heart Physiology

Chapter 50: Congenital Mitral Valve Disease

Chapter 51: Vascular Ring and Sling

Chapter 52: Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries

Chapter 53: Double Outlet Right Ventricle

Chapter 54: Double Outlet Left Ventricle

Chapter 55: Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries and Other Forms of Atrioventricular Discordant Connection

Chapter 56: Double Inlet Ventricle and Atretic Atrioventricular Valve

Chapter 57: Anatomically Corrected Malposition of Great Arteries

Chapter 58: Atrial Isomerism



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About the Author

Nicholas Kouchoukos

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri

Eugene Blackstone

Affiliations and Expertise

Head, Clinical Investigations, Heart and Vascular Institute, Staff, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic; Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Frank Hanley

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University; Executive Director, Pediatric Heart Center, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, California

James Kirklin

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama