Practical Handbook of Thoracic Anesthesia by Philip M. HartiganPractical Handbook of Thoracic Anesthesia by Philip M. Hartigan

Practical Handbook of Thoracic Anesthesia

byPhilip M. Hartigan

Paperback | December 28, 2011

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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

Philip M. Hartigan, MDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain MedicineHarvard Medical SchoolDirector, Division of Thoracic AnesthesiaBrigham and Women's HospitalBoston, MA 02115
Title:Practical Handbook of Thoracic AnesthesiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:636 pagesPublished:December 28, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387884920

ISBN - 13:9780387884929

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Table of Contents

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 Surgery

Philip 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


23. Extrapleural Pneumonectomy


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


33. Esophageal Perforation


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.


Editorial Reviews

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)