Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

Hardcover | March 25, 2015

EditorR. Peter Alston, Paul S. Myles, Marco Ranucci

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The new Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia provides a comprehensive overview of and a thorough grounding in this challenging subspecialty. Both cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia demand high levels of knowledge and skill, as minimally invasive surgical techniques demand a sounderunderstanding of the specialties and as more patients with co-morbidities present for surgery.Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Anaesthesia series, this volume covers the anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, post-operative complications, critical care, and all clinical aspects of cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia. Practical aspects, such as team working, and designing and equippingcardiothoracic theatre and critical care, are also included. The expert and international author team use their experience to ensure this textbook reflects current world-wide practice across the globe. This volume is published with a concurrent online version, which features access to the full content of the textbook, contains links from the references to primary research journal articles, allows full text searches, and provides access to figures and tables that can be downloaded to PowerPoint RG.Designed for consultants and trainees in cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia, this is the definitive source of expert knowledge for anaesthetists in this subspecialty.

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The new Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia provides a comprehensive overview of and a thorough grounding in this challenging subspecialty. Both cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia demand high levels of knowledge and skill, as minimally invasive surgical techniques demand a sounderunderstanding of the specialties and as more pat...

R. Peter Alston is Consultant in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK. Paul S. Myles is Director, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Alfred Hospital. Marco Ranucci is Head of Clinical Research, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at IRCCS Policlinico San Dona...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.08 inPublished:March 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199653478

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1. R. Peter Alston: An history of cardiothoracic anaesthesia2. Neil Hauser, Adriaan Myburgh, and Justiaan Swanevelder: Anatomy and pathology of the heart and major vascular system3. Philip J. Peyton: Cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology, and monitoring4. David J. R. Duthie: Thoracic anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology5. William T. McBride and Esther R. McBride: The inflammatory response to cardiothoracic surgery6. David Smith: Cardiovascular and pulmonary pharmacology7. Silvana F. Marasco and Martin G. Hiscock: Diagnosis and assessment of cardiac disease8. Giorgio Della Rocca and Cecilia Coccia: Diagnosis and assessment of lung disease9. Mario Carminati and Angelo Micheletti: Structural cardiac intervention10. David Story and Philip J. Peyton: Blood gases, clinical chemistry, and acid-base11. Marco Ranucci: Cardiopulmonary bypass12. Thomas Langer, Eleonora Carlesso, and Luciano Gattinoni: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation13. Vladimir Saplacan, Mario Gaudino, and Massimo Massetti: Mechanical support of the circulation14. Jeremy M. Bennett, Andrew Shaw, and Chad Wagner: Hypothermia and circulatory arrest15. Michael G. Irwin and Gordon Tin Chun Wong: Myocardial protection during cardiac surgery16. David Royston: Antithrombotic and antiplatelet therapy17. David Royston: Haemostasis management18. Gavin J. Murphy, Nishith N. Patel, and Nicola Curry: Blood management19. R. Peter Alston: Anaesthesia for adult cardiac surgery20. Yatin Mehta and Madhur Malik: Anaesthesia for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting21. Marco Ranucci, Giuseppe Isgro, and Anna Cazzaniga: Paediatric cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia22. Donna Greenhalgh: Anaesthesia for thoracic aortic surgery23. Andy Gaunt and Nandor Marczin: Anaesthesia for heart transplantation24. Andy Gaunt and Nandor Marczin: Anaesthesia for adult patients with acquired heart disease for non-cardiac surgery25. Bodil Steen-Rasmussen: Anaesthesia for cardiac electrophysiological interventions26. Lisen Hockings, Deirdre Murphy, and Carlos Scheinkestel: Critical care following cardiac surgery27. Stefan Probst and Jorg Ender: Enhanced recovery from heart surgery28. Andrew Hilton: Ultrasound imaging in critical care29. Fabio Guarracino and Rubia Baldassarri: Cardiovascular complications of cardiac surgery30. Rainer Thell and Michael Hiesmayr: Pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery31. Sara Jane Allen and David Sidebotham: Renal, hepatic, and gastrointestinal complications of cardiac surgery32. Thomas H. Ottens and Diederik van Dijk: Cerebral complications of heart surgery33. Jean S. Bussieres and Annie Rousseau: Anaesthesia for thoracic surgery34. Cait P. Searl: Anaesthesia for interventional bronchoscopy35. Nandor Marczin, Lakshminarasimhan Kuppurao, I. Gavin Wright, and Andre R. Simon: Anaesthesia for lung transplantation36. Mert Senturk: Postoperative thoracic surgical care37. Paul S. Myles: Complications of thoracic surgery38. Desmond P. McGlade and David A. Scott: Pain relief after thoracic and cardiac surgery39. Lesley Colvin: Chronic pain after cardiothoracic surgery40. Bill Rostenberg and D. Kirk Hamilton: Designing state-of-the-art cardiothoracic surgical suites41. Jane Heggie and W. Scott Beattie: Training programmes for cardiothoracic anaesthesia: Curriculums, administration, and evaluations42. Alan F. Merry and Jennifer M. Weller: Teamwork and minimizing error43. Paul S. Myles: Audit and research in cardiothoracic anaesthesia