Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: Textbook and Atlas by Rolf Gilbert Carl InderbitziMinimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: Textbook and Atlas by Rolf Gilbert Carl Inderbitzi

Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: Textbook and Atlas

EditorRolf Gilbert Carl Inderbitzi, Ralph Alexander Schmid, Franca M. A. Melfi

Hardcover | December 12, 2012

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It is now 20 years since thoracoscopic surgery first entered everyday hospital practice, revolutionizing surgery and offering major benefits to patients. The intervening years have witnessed rapid progress, with the development of a variety of specialized techniques and equipment. This superbly illustrated book provides authoritative and comprehensive descriptions of the various minimally invasive techniques that are currently employed in thoracic and cardiac surgery. A wide range of thoracoscopic procedures are explained and discussed, and detailed attention is also paid to robotic and robot-assisted surgical techniques. Throughout, the emphasis is on clear description of procedures and identification of practical aspects of relevance in surgical practice. The authors are some of the world's most experienced thoracic and cardiac surgeons, and many of them have contributed greatly to the exploration and development of the field.
Title:Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: Textbook and AtlasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:565 pagesPublished:December 12, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642118607

ISBN - 13:9783642118609

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Table of Contents

General Section: History.- General Aspects and Definitions in Minimally Invasive Surgery.- Specific Section: Part I Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery: Anaesthesia.- Imaging.- The Lung.- The Pleura.- The Mediastenum.- Chest Wall.- The Oesophagus.- The Diaphragm.- Part II Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: Anaesthesia in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.- The Pericardium.- Minimally Access Valve Surgery.- Minimal Invasive Coronary Surgery.- Minimal Access Atrial Fibrillation Surgery.- Biventricular Resynchronization.- Endovascular Hybrid Aortic Surgery/Repair.- Adult Congenital (PDA).- Part II The Future in Minimally Invasive Thoracic- and Cardiac Surgery.- Index.