Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery E-Book, 4th Edition
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Now in its 4th edition, Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of adult and pediatric cardiac surgery. This dynamic medical reference thoroughly and systematically covers the full range of new and classic surgical procedures-including the latest alternate and minimally invasive surgical techniques-and presents the up-to-date clinical evidence you need to make effective management decisions.
- Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, definitive text in the field!
- Get comprehensive coverage of all areas of cardiac surgery, including ischemic, valvular, and congenital heart disease; cardiac tumors; constrictive pericarditis; thoracic aortic surgery; cardiac transplantation; coronary artery disease; aortic valve disease; cardiac rhythm disturbances; heart failure and transplantation; disease of the thoracic aorta; tetralogy of Fallot; anesthesia; and postoperative care.
- Stay current with the latest advancements and practices. Comprehensive updates throughout include new information on endovascular management of thoracic aorta disease; new data on clinical outcomes; the most recent minimally invasive procedures; non-invasive CT angiography; new alternative surgical approaches to mitral valve surgery; and many other hot topics!
- Make the most well-informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes by exploring each condition's natural history; diagnostic criteria; indications for surgery; operative techniques; and follow-up care.
- Reference information quickly thanks to a new, streamlined format.
By Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD, Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri; Eugene H. Blackstone, MD, Head, Clinical Investigations, Heart and Vascular Institute, Staff, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic; Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Frank L. Hanley, MD, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University; Executive Director, Pediatric Heart Center, Lucille Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, California and James K. Kirklin, MD, Professor and Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama