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.
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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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- 26th October 2012
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