Practical Handbook of Thoracic Anesthesia

Paperback | December 28, 2011

EditorPhilip M. Hartigan

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This comprehensive handbook delivers "bottom line," evidence-based guidance in the practice of thoracic anesthesia. Chapters are short and practical and include actionable technical pearls not available elsewhere.  The editor and contributors are academic faculty who work at one of the busiest thoracic surgical programs in North America, and their aim has been to integrate essential concepts with practical decision-making..Detailed guidance for performing more than 30 thoracic surgical procedures .Relevant surgical insights from a senior thoracic surgeon included for each procedure.Full range of modern thoracic anesthetic challenges covered.Essential foundation concepts digested and simplified.Technical aspects sufficiently detailed to be useful.An efficient resource for skilled generalists and trainees

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This comprehensive handbook delivers "bottom line," evidence-based guidance in the practice of thoracic anesthesia. Chapters are short and practical and include actionable technical pearls not available elsewhere.  The editor and contributors are academic faculty who work at one of the busiest thoracic surgical programs in North Americ...

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This comprehensive handbook delivers "bottom line," evidence-based guidance in the practice of thoracic anesthesia. Chapters are short and practical and include actionable technical pearls not available elsewhere.  The editor and contributors are academic faculty who work at one of the busiest thoracic surgical programs in North Americ...

Philip M. Hartigan, MD Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Harvard Medical School Director, Division of Thoracic Anesthesia Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA    02115

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:654 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 28, 2011Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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Table of Contents Preface: How to use this book            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. I. Essential Foundations: 1.   Thoracic Radiology             Thomas Edrich, M.D. &  Beatrice Trotman-Dickenson, MBBS 2.   Respiratory Physiology            Michael Nurok, M.D., PhD. & George Topulos, M.D.  3.   Resiratory Pathophysiology            Shannon S. McKenna, M.D. 4.   Respiratory Effects of General Anesthesia            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 5.   Physiology of One-Lung Ventilation            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 6.   Idiopathic Acute Lung Injury following Thoracic SurgeryPhilip M. Hartigan, M.D. II. Essential Technical Aspects 7.   Thoracic Positioning & Incisions            Teresa Bean, M.D. 8.   Bronchoscopic Anatomy            Thomas Edrich, M.D. 9.  Technical Aspects of Lung Isolation             Sarah H. Wiser, M.D.            10.   Special Airway Devices for Thoracic Anesthesia: CPAP, PEEP, & Airway Exchange Catheters            Sarah H. Wiser, M.D.            11.   Alternative Ventilatory Techniques            Gyorgy Frendl, M.D., Ph.D. 12.   Respiratory Therapy Devices            David A. Silver, M.D.            13.   Technical Aspects of Pain Control Procedures for Thoracic Surgery            Nelson Thaemert, M.D. III.  Essential Principals of Clinical Management 14.   Preoperative Evaluation of the Thoracic Surgical Patient             Nicholas Sadovnikoff, M.D. 15.    Overview: Surgeon's Approach to the Patient with Lung Cancer            Steven J. Mentzer, M.D. 16.   Principals of Anesthetic Management for Pulmonary Resection            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 17.  Management of Common Complications Following Thoracic Surgery             Andrew Friedrich, M.D.          IV.  Specific Thoracic Surgical Procedures:             Surgical & Anesthetic Management Essentials             Editor of Surgical Considerations: Steven Mentzer, M.D. 18.   Flexible Bronchoscopy            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 19.   Mediastinoscopy            Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 20.  Anterior Mediastinal Mass            Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA & Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 21.    Lung-Sparing Pulmonary Resections: Bronchoplastic/Sleeve Resection             Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 22.   Pneumonectomy            Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA 23.  Extrapleural Pneumonectomy            Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA 24.  Lung Volume Reduction Surgery             Nelson Thaemert, M.D. 25.   Plueral Space Procedures             Shannon S. McKenna, M.D. 26.   Rigid Bronchoscopy            Eric D. Skolnick, M.D.  27.   Laser Surgery of the Airway and Laser Safety            Gyorgy Frendl, M.D. 28.   Tracheal Stent Placement            David A. Silver, M.D. 29.   Anesthesia for Tracheostomy            David A. Silver, M.D. 30.   Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction            David A. Silver, M.D. 31.   Bronchopleural Fistula             Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA & Peter Gerner, M.D. 32.   Esophagectomy            Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA 33.  Esophageal Perforation            Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA 34.   Lung Transplantation            Vladimir Formanek, M.D., & Ju-Mei Ng, FANZCA 35.   Miscellaneous Thoracic Surgical Procedures            Teresa Bean, M.D. & Shannon S. McKenna, M.D. 36.   Anesthesia for Pediatric Thoracic Surgery            Juan C. Ibla, M.D. V.  Essential of Pain Management following Thoracic Surgery 37.   Acute Postoperative Pain Control following Thoracic Surgery            Peter Gerner, M.D. & Philip M. Hartigan, M.D. 38.   Chronic Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome            Peter Gerner, M.D. Index

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From the reviews:"This is a comprehensive yet brief review of perioperative thoracic anesthesia care. . The target audience includes anesthesiologists who don't routinely do thoracic cases and anesthesia residents. . Chapters are brief, to the point, and well illustrated. . provides real life information on thoracic anesthesia and demystifies lung isolation techniques in thoracic surgery. It's a must read for all anesthesia residents and a must have for general anesthesiologists who may end up doing a complicated thoracic case while on call." (Tariq M. Malik, Doody's Review Service, April, 2012)