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TitleCardiac Surgery [electronic resource] : Current Issues 2 / edited by Aurel C. Cernaianu, Anthony J. DelRossi
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1994
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-2423-6
Descript VIII, 254 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The topicS in this book represent the presentations given at the Fifth Annual Meeting entitled "Cardiac Surgery: Current Issues" held at the Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort. St. Thomas. U.S. Virgin Islands. November 11-14. 1992. This symposium was sponsored by the Division of Cardiothoracic Surยญ gery. the School of Cardiovascular Perfusion and the Department of Nursing Education and QUality Assurance of Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center. the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Camden. New Jersey. as well as the Academy of Medicine of New Jersey. Chapter authors were charged with the task of writing brief overviews of major issues related to the field of cardiac surgery. The book is specifically tailored to the needs of cardiothoracic surgeons. cardiovascular perfusionists. allied health professionals and nursing personnel involved in all phases of caring for the cardiac surgical patient. Although intended as a reference source with emphasis on up-dated approaches applied in cardiac surgery. it is hoped that the discussion of these topics will compliment other texts and manuscripts. Obviously.' ;ibook of this length cannot cover the whole multidiSciplinary and complex field of cardiac surgery. However. co-editors are certain that the annual appearance of this text will highlight comprehensive. new and interesting approaches to the field of cardiac surgery


CONTENT

Transplantation of the Heart and Heart-Lungs -- Physiologic Principles and Clinical Use of Hypothermia -- Anesthetic Evaluation and Management in Bloodless Surgery -- Normothermic Myocardial Preservation: An Optimal Approach for Myocardial Protection during All Forms of Open-Heart Surgery -- Pharmacologic Manipulation to Minimize Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery -- Sutureless Intraluminal Ring Grafts for Aortic Replacement -- Immunologic Consequences of Transfusion -- Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta -- Cardiomyoplasty -- Current Status of Autotransfusion -- Transesophageal Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery -- The Use of Circulatory Support in Cardiac Surgery -- Blood Transfusion Practices in Cardiovascular Surgery -- Bleeding, Thrombosis and the Defense Reaction during Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- Homologous Blood, Salvaged Blood, or No Transfusion?: The Choices Facing Cardiac Surgeons -- An Overview of Congenital Heart Surgery -- Anesthesia for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: The Nursing Prospective -- Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction: The Nursing Perspective -- Perioperative Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient and Its Impact on Postoperative Care: What the Operative Report Can Tell You -- The Critical Balance: Streamlining Cardiovascular Care while Maintaining Quality Excellence -- Contributors


Medicine Immunology Pharmacology General practice (Medicine) Internal medicine Cardiology Surgery Medicine & Public Health Cardiology Immunology Internal Medicine General Practice / Family Medicine Pharmacology/Toxicology Surgery



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