Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Fourth Edition

Book & Toy | November 17, 2011

byLawrence H. Cohn, John Bryne

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The most authoritative, comprehensive, and current cardiac surgery resource – completely updated and in full color

DVD with surgical video clips

"...the must-have resource for adult cardiac surgeons around the world. Dr. Cohn...has done a masterful job of keeping this text at the forefront of surgical thought and technique."--Thomas B. Ferguson, MD, Washington University School of Medicine Emeritus (from the foreword)

In Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Fourth Edition, the world’s foremost cardiovascular surgeons and physicians deliver thorough, up-to-date coverage of operative strategy, decision making, technique, and pre- and post-operative management for treating the adult cardiac patient.

Editor Lawrence H. Cohn takes you through the optimal treatment of congenital, acquired, infectious, and traumatic diseases of the heart and great vessels. The book begins with a history of cardiac surgery and basic cardiac science, then moves into all types of cardiac surgery, providing both practicing surgeons and residents insight into the very latest surgical protocols.

Presented in full color for the first time, the fourth edition of Cardiac Surgery in the Adult is aligned with up-to-the-minute developments in the field including recent surgical trends in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Unparalleled in both scope and clinical rigor, the fourth edition contains 70 chapters that highlight every important topic in cardiovascular surgery.


  • An update of the most recent surgical perspectives and techniques in ischemic and valvular heart disease, diseases of the great vessels, cardiac arrhythmias, and more
  • New and refreshed content on pivotal trends and topics, including the use of robotic surgery, minimally invasive valve and coronary artery bypass surgery, stem-cell induced regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, percutaneous valve procedures, and much more
  • New full-color design--with many illustrations enhanced expressly for this edition--facilitates the comprehension of surgical procedures throughout
  • Important opening section on the fundamentals of cardiac surgery, from its origins to the surgical anatomy of the heart, cardiac surgical physiology, risk stratification, and the statistical treatment of surgical outcome data
  • Key chapters on the perioperative and postoperative management of cardiac patients from internationally recognized experts in the field
  • Coverage of trends that highlight patient demographics, with a focus on cross-training surgeons in endovascular skills through coverage of such topics as percutaneous intervention and endovascular graft technology
  • Companion DVD with procedure-simplifying video clips

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The most authoritative, comprehensive, and current cardiac surgery resource – completely updated and in full colorDVD with surgical video clips"...the must-have resource for adult cardiac surgeons around the world. Dr. Cohn...has done a masterful job of keeping this text at the forefront of surgical thought and technique."--Thomas B. F...

Author Profiles Lawrence H. Cohn, MD Virginia and James Hubbard Professor of Cardiac Surgery Harvard Medical School Division of Cardiac Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:11 × 9 × 2 inPublished:November 17, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. History of Cardiac Surgery, Larry W. Stephenson, Frank A. Baciewicz, Jr.
2. Surgical Anatomy of the Heart, Michael R. Mill, Robert H. Anderson, Lawrence H. Cohn
3. Cardiac Surgical Physiology, Edward B. Savage, Robert Saeid Farivar
4. Cardiac Surgical Pharmacology, Jerrold H. Levy, Kenichi A. Tanaka, James G. Ramsay
5. Cardiovascular Pathology, Frederick J. Schoen, Robert F. Padera
6. Computed Tomography of the Adult Cardiac Surgery Patient: Principles and Applications, Frank J. Rybicki, Tarang Sheth, Kanako K. Kumamaru, Frederick Y. Chen
7. Assessment of Cardiac Operations to Improve Performance, Victor A. Ferraris, Fred H. Edwards, David Shahan
8. Statistical Treatment of Surgical Outcome Data, Ruyun Jin, Gary L. Grunkemeier
9. Preoperative Evaluation for Cardiac Surgery, Christian T. Ruff, Patrick T. O'Gara
10. Cardiac Anesthesia, William J. Vernick, Albert T. Cheung, Jeremy D. Kukafka, Joseph E. Savino
11. Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, Vuyisile t. Nkomo, Hector I. Michelena
12. Extracorporeal Circulation, John W. Hammon, Michael H. Hines
13. Transfusion Therapy and Blood Conservation, Leonard Y. Lee, William J. DeBois, Karl H. Krieger, O. Wayne Isom
14. Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest, Andrew W. El Bardissi, Robert A. Oakes, R. Morton Bolman III
15. Myocardial Protection, Robert M. Mentzer, Jr., Roberta A. Gottlieb, Karin Przyklenk, M. Salik Jahania
16. Postoperative Care of Cardiac Surgery Patients, Zain I. Khalpey, Jan D. Schmitto, James D. Rawn
17. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Mark P. Anstadt, James E. Lowe
18. Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support, Edwin C. McGee, Jr., Nader Moazami
19. Indications for Revascularization, Morgan L. Brown, Thoralf M. Sundt III
20. Myocardial Revascularization with Percutaneous Devices, James M. Wilson, James T. Willerson
21. Myocardial Revascularization with Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Kevin L. Greason, Thoralf M. Sundt III
22. Myocardial Revascularization without Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Michael E. Halkos, John D. Puskas
23. Myocardial Revascularization with Carotid Artery Disease, Cary W. Akins, Richard P. Cambria
24. Myocardial Revascularization after Acute Myocardial Infaraction, Isaac George, Mathew Williams
25. Minimally Invasive Myocardial Revascularization, David M. Holzhey, Ardawan J. Rastan, Volkmar Falk, Friedrich W. Mohr
26. Coronary Artery Reoperations, G.V. Gonzalez-Stawinski, Bruce W. Lytle
27. Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization and Extravascular Angiogenetic Techniques to Increase Myocardial Blood Flow, Keith A. Horvath, Yifu Zhou
28. Surgical Treatment of Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Postinfection Ventricular Septal Defect and Free Wall Rupture, Arvind K. Agnihotri, Joren C. Madsen, Willard M. Daggett Jr.
29. Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Pavan Atluri, Robert C. Gorman, Joseph H. Gorman III, Michael A. Acker
30. Left Ventricular Aneurysm, Donald D. Glower, James E. Lowe
31. Pathophysiology of Aortic Valve Disease, Craig M. Jarrett, Samuel Edwards, A. Marc Gillinov, Tomislav Mihaljevic
32. Aortic Valve Replacement with a Mechanical Cardiac Valve Prosthesis, Robert W. Emery, Ann M. Emery, Jan Hommerding, Goya V. Raikar
33. Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: Stented Pericardial and Porcine Valves, Bobby Yanagawa, George T. Christakis
34. Stentless Aortic Valve Replacement: Autograft/Homograft, Paul Stelzer, Robin Varghese
35. Aortic Valve Replacement with a Stentless Bioprosthetic Valve: Porcine or Pericardial, Edward H. Kincaid, Neal D. Kon
36. Aortic Valve Repair and Aortic Valve-Sparing Operations, Tirone E. David
37. Surgical Treatment of Aortic Valve Endocarditis, Tirone E. David
38. Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery, Prem S. Shekar, Lawrence H. Cohn
39. Percutaneous Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease, Lars G. Svensson
40. Pathophysiology of Mitral Valve Disease, James I. Fann, Neil B. Ingels, Jr., D. Craig Miller
41. Mitral Valve Repair, Frederick Y. Chen, Lawrence H. Cohn
42. Mitral Valve Replacement, Robert P. Gallegos, Tomas Gudbjartsson,Sary Aranki
43. Surgical Treatment of Mitral Valve Endocarditis, Gosta B. Pettersson, A. Marc Gillinov, Sotiris C. Stamou
44. Minimally Invasive and Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery, Eric J. Lehr, Evelio Rodriguez, W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.
45. Percutaneous Catheter-Based Mitral Valve Repair, Michael J. Mack
46. Tricuspid Valve Disease, Richard J. Shemin
47. Multiple Valve Disease, Hartzell V. Schaff, Rakesh M. Suri
48. Valvular and Ischemic Heart Disease, Verdi J. Disesa
49. Reoperative Valve Surgery, James P. Greelish, John G. Byrne
50. Aortic Dissection, Carlos M. Mery, T. Brett Reece, Irving L. Kron
51. Ascending Aortic Aneurysms, Nimesh D. Desai, Joseph E. Bavaria
52. Aneurysms of the Aortic Arch, David Spielvogel, Manu N. Mathur, Randall B. Griepp
53. Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Joseph Huh, Scott A. LeMaire, Joseph S. Coselli
54. Endovascular Therapy for the Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Disease, Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, R. Scott Mitchell
55. Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy, Michael M. Madani, Stuart W. Jamieson
56. Trauma to the Great Vessels, Jean Marie Ruddy, John S. Ikonomidis
57. Interventional Therapy for Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias, Robert E. Eckart, Laurence M. Epstein
58. Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation, Spencer J. Melby, Ralph J. Damiano, Jr.
59. Surgical Implantation of Pacemakers and Automatic Defibrillators, Henry M. Spotnitz
60. Surgery for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Redmond P. Burke
61. Pericardial Disease, John M. Craig, Jennifer D. Walker
62. Cardiac Neoplasms, Shanda H. Blackman, Michael J. Reardon
63. Immunobiology of Heart and Heart-Lung Transplantation, Bartley P. Griffith
64. Heart Transplantation, Jeremiah G. Allen, Ashish S. Shah, John V. Conte, William A. Baumgartner
65. Lung Transplantation and Heart-Lung Transplantation, Ahmad Y. Sheikh, David L. Joyce, Hari R. Mallidi, Robert C. Robbins
66. Long-term Mechanical Circulatory Support, Hiroo Takayama, Berhane Worku, Yoshifumi Naka
67. Total Artificial Heart, O.H. Frazier, Steven M. Parnis, William E. Cohn, Igor D. Gregoric
68. Nontransplant Surgical Options for Heart Failure, Lynn C. Huffman, Steven F. Bolling
69. Tissue Engineering for Cardiac Valve Surgery, Danielle Gottlieb, John E. Mayer, Jr.
70. Stem Cell-Induced Regeneration of Myocardium, Philippe Menasché