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Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography
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Main description:

A must-have guide for anesthesiologists new to the cardiac operating room

DVD with 90+ narrated TEE clips

"Overall this book is a nice guide and the quickest way to review cardiac anesthesia. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is a fast, efficient way for anesthesiology trainees to acquire the essential skills and knowledge necessary to successfully navigate the cardiac operating room. This unique guide imparts the basic principles of both cardiac anesthesia and echocardiography in a way that reflects the realities of clinical anesthesia practice.

The companion DVD contains nearly 100 narrated, labeled TEE clips that illustrate normal and abnormal echocardiographic views. Each clip is keyed to a specific passage in the text, which provides the reader with a true multimedia learning experience.

Whether you’re looking for a concise, easy-to-read introduction to cardiac anesthesiology or a primer on incorporating the basic principles of cardiac anesthesiology and perioperative echocardiography into real-world practice, Cardiac Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography is your one-stop guide to mastery of these two critical topics.


List of Contributors
Introduction to Perioperative Echocardiography
1. Preoperative Evaluation of the Heart Surgery Patient
2. Hemodynamics and Cardiac Anesthesia
3. Perioperative Rhythm Abnormalities
4. Routine Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesia
5. The Complicated Patient for Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery
6. Aortic Valve Disease
7. Mitral Valve Disease
8. Right Heart Valves and Function
9. Anesthesia for Repair of Diseases of Thoracic Aorta
10. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Masses
11. Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation
12. Anesthesia for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
13. Off-Pump, Robotic, and Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
14. The Postoperative Care of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
15. Anesthesia in the Electrophysiology and Catheterization Laboratories
16. Coagulopathy, Bleeding, and Cardiac Anesthesia Emergencies
17. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
18. Postoperative Analgesia for Cardiac Surgery


ISBN-13: 9780071639804
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: April, 2011
Pages: None

Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain, Cardiothoracic, Cardiovascular Medicine, Neurology


John D. Wasnick, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Lubbock, TX
Zak Hillel, PhD, MD
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Director, Cardiac Anesthesia
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
David Kramer, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
Sanford Littwin, MD
Assistant Professor
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, NY
Alina Nicoara, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC