Thoroughly updated for its third edition, Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery fills the gap between encyclopaedic references and brief outlines, presenting just the right amount of information to guide trainees and practitioners who care for cardiac surgical patients.
This edition features:
- The introduction of Dr Zvara as co–editor
- A new chapter on Special Considerations
- Practical clinical information coupled with comprehensive descriptions of physiology
- Key facts and tables summarized for convenient access
This essential resource will prove invaluable for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists.
2 Myocardial Physiology and the Interpretation of.
Cardiac Catheterization Data.
4 Anesthesia for Myocardial Revascularization.
5 Anesthesia for Valvular Heart Disease.
6 Congenital Heart Disease.
7 Anesthesia for Heart, Heart–Lung, and Lung Transplantation.
8 Pericardial Disease.
9 Anesthesia for Surgery of the Thoracic Aorta.
10 Management of Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
11 Mechanical Circulatory Support.
12 Myocardial Preservation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
13 Special Considerations during Cardiac Surgery.
"It is compact straightforward and easy to read and offers valuable information.... It is obvious that the editors are seasoned educators because the text reflects information that satisfies the natural inquisitive nature of new trainees. This textbook is a practical straightforward guide for residents training in cardiothoracic anesthesia. The stated objectives of the authors have been met by offering a text that distills the essential knowledge ... into a succinct and well written text. I highly recommend this textbook as an educational tool for the core curriculum in training programs." (Journal of the American Medical Association, December 2008)
"...this book is a prime example that a nearly ′one–man show′ can result in a fine textbook...focused, comprehensive prose and excellent illustrations...I would recommend this text as a comprehensive review..." (Anesthesiology)