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Here is expert guidance on one of the most vexing clinical challenges faced by interventional cardiologists. Written by global thought leaders in the area and edited by two internationally-recognized pioneers in interventional cardiology, "Bifurcation Stenting" covers all techniques, imaging modalities, and devices in current use, including VH-IVUS and OCT. It includes practical tips/tricks from leading experts and a section of challenging cases to further illustrate the material and help readers better understand the treatment of bifurcation lesions.
Since the publication of the first edition of Cardiac Pacing for the Clinician, the use of implantable cardiac devices has expanded rapidly. Certain classes of devices such as implantable loop recorders and cardiac resynchronization pacing systems were not commonly used when the first edition was published, and recent studies have shown that implantable cardioverter defibrillators are beneficial in large, previously unrecognized patient populations at risk for sudden death. In order to meet this demand, cardiologists without special training in electrophysiology or pacing are implanting an increasing number of cardiac devices. It is in this rapidly evolving setting that Cardiac Pacing for the Clinician, Second Edition is being undertaken.
The main focus of this volume will be to provide a practical discussion of the a oenuts and boltsa of implantable cardiac devices. The target audience will be cardiologists in practice and in training as well as nurses, technologists and industry. In addition, it will benefit physicians preparing for certification.
Additions to the new edition will include: Chapters discussing new cardiac devices; Implantation of Left Ventricular Leads for Cardiac Resynchronization Pacing Systems; Identification of Candidates for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy; Follow-Up Issues in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy; Implantable Loop Recorders.
Updates to the existing chapters will include: New Trial Information & Follow-Up of the Newest Generation of Defibrillators; Use of Defibrillators in Patients at Increased Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death due to Long QT Syndrome, Brugada Syndrome and Congenital Heart Disease; Updates to Lead Extraction a" NewTechniques and Tools; Cardiac Pacing chapter will shift focus to Cardiac Devices.
This new edition of Cardiac Pacing for the Clinician, Second Edition will become a valuable resource to the general cardiologist and cardiology fellow by providing practical information for managing patients with complex cardiac devices.
This comprehensive manual on breast disease deals with all aspects of the surgical management of both benign and malignant disease. The chapters are written by leading experts, clearly illustrated with line drawings, clinical photos and diagnostic radiology images. Breast Surgery is divided into sections following the patterns of patient management from diagnosis through treatment and reconstruction. Part One, "Fundamentals", addresses common aspects of working with breast cancer patients and understanding the members of the breast cancer team. Part Two is an overview of "Biologic Principles". Parts Three, Four, and Five review "The Initial Evaluation", "Common Presenting Problems", and "Diagnostic Techniques". Part Six, an overview of breast cancer treatment, includes chapters on "Breast Cancer Staging", "Introduction to Gene Expression Profiling", and "Psychological Issues". Part's Seven through Twelve deal with important aspects of breast surgery and interdisciplinary care including pathology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology, with several chapters on neoadjuvant therapy and partial breast irradiation. Part Thirteen includes many chapters on followup of the breast cancer survivor, including late changes on physical exam and imaging, local recurrence, and treating metastatic disease. Though not intended to replace a text reference, Breast Surgical Disease and Interdisciplinary Management offers a comprehensive guide to provide practical advice for those seeking concise, expert input that can be quickly accessed on multiple topics associated with the care of the breast cancer patient.
* Confidently devise a safe and successful plan for the pump run for patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease. This practical guide for perfusionists and other members of the cardiac surgical team provides information on the devices, technology and techniques required for successful bypass of patients with congenital heart defects * A practical, spiral-bound, go-to reference designed to answer the most frequently-posed questions about bypass for CHD, the surgical treatment of which is often complicated * Focuses on the latest technology and techniques and provides clear, matter-of-fact guidance based on specific diagnoses * Written by a seasoned perfusionist who is co-chief and educator at one of the world s leading children s hospitals * Spiral binding allows the book to be laid flat for easy referral in the operating room * A notes section following each diagnosis enables readers to add institution and/or surgeon-specific information to tailor a bypass plan for each CHD lesion
Dedicated to the critical management of acutely ill adults with congenital heart disease, this comprehensive book discusses the many challenges faced in the management of these patients, who require intensive inter- and trans-disciplinary care. It provides the first universal review of the practical management of patients with these complex conditions, who survive into adulthood with congenital cardiac malformations and are often affected by other morbidities. For this reason, it reflects a consistent interaction and collaboration between several disciplines: pediatric and adult cardiology, cardiac surgery, pediatric and adult cardiac intensive care, anesthesia, intensive care nursing, nutrition, psychology and many other specialties. It offers concise and pragmatic recommendations, and provides basic and advanced concepts that allow caregivers to anticipate, prevent and effectively treat such pathologies. The book also includes chapters focusing on cardiac-database and risk-factor assessment, organizational and operational topics, advanced mechanical circulatory assistance and pharmacology. Whilst bringing together top international experts who are leading reference programs around the globe, this book is an indispensable teaching tool for clinicians and caregivers involved in the management of critically ill adults with congenital heart disease.
The field of vascular surgery is undergoing a rapid and profound transformation - this third volume of Blackwell-Futura's monograph series "Endovascular Intervention: Today and Tomorrow" will help the reader stay ahead of the changes. New therapeutic options and innovative strategies for the management of aortic aneurysms and carotid artery disease are the most obvious examples of recent "revolutionary" advances, while infrainguinal revascularization may be next, as catheter-based femoropopliteal recanalization reemerges at the forefront of a wave of explosive growth in intervention. The availability of new drug-eluting stents is a further catalyst to progress in the field. These subjects and many more are discussed in detail by the expert authors of the book's 14 chapters.
This timely volume will be of considerable interest to practising vascular specialists. Vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, cardiac surgeons, and general cardiologists will all benefit from this current, insightful review.
Following the success of its last symposium and book entitled 'The Evidence for Vascular Surgery', the Joint Vascular Research Group (JVRG) brings you this book. The book describes recent developments and best practice in vascular surgery, with an emphasis on multi-disciplinary care pathways. It is based upon a symposium held in Sheffield in June 2002 that aimed to improve the provision and equality of care for patients with peripheral arterial and venous disease. Many members of the JVRG have contributed to this book, including vascular surgeons, anaesthetists, radiologists, nurses and vascular technologists. The book consists of five sections covering the main areas of management of patients with peripheral vascular disease: Outpatients and medical management; Vascular imaging and endovascular intervention; Vascular surgery; Anaesthesia and theatres; Organisational aspects of care.
Die Herztransplantation hat sich in den vergangenen Jahren zur Behandlung der Wahl fA1/4r Patienten im Endstadium einer Herzerkrankung entwickelt. Die beeindruckenden Ergebnisse fuAen auf Verbesserungen im Bereich der prAoperativen Evaluation, der chirurgischen Behandlung, der immunsuppressiven Therapie und des Managements der postoperativen Infektionen.
Die 3. Auflage des a žLeitfaden Herztransplantation" trAgt einer verAnderten klinischen Situation Rechnung. Die etablierten mechanischen Kreislaufsysteme dienen zur zeitlichen AoeberbrA1/4ckung bis zur Transplantation; jedoch mA1/4ssen immer noch Risiken wie hAmorrhagische und trombembolische Komplikationen sowie Infektionen bewAltigt werden. Durch das erweiterte Spektrum der Immunsuppressiva kann inzwischen fA1/4r jeden Patienten ein maAgeschneidertes Therapiekonzept angeboten werden.
Das Buch gibt eine Aoebersicht A1/4ber verschiedenste Aspekte der Herztransplantation und dient allen Berufsgruppen, die in die Transplantationsmedizin eingebunden sind, als bewAhrter Leitfaden in Ausbildung und beruflicher Praxis.
There are growing questions regarding the safety, quality, risk management, and costs of PCC teams, their training and preparedness, and their implications on the welfare of patients and families. This innovative book, authored by an international authorship, will highlight the best practices in improving survival while paving a roadmap for the expected changes in the next 10 years as healthcare undergoes major transformation and reform. An invited group of experts in the field will participate in this project to provide the timeliest and informative approaches to how to deal with this global health challenge. The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in the three domains of: the analysis of outcomes, the improvement of quality, and the safety of patients.
Take your surgical skills to the next level with Thoracic Surgery: Lung Resections, Bronchoplasty a volume in the Master Techniques in Surgery Series! This thoracic surgery reference provides the richly illustrated, step-by-step guidance you need to perfect a full range of pulmonary resection techniques, avoid and manage complications, and achieve optimal outcomes. Key Features See exactly how to perform the full range of pulmonary resection procedures , both open and minimally invasive, including wedge resection, lobectomy, pneumonectomy, and more. Gain insights from international authorities , gleaning each expert's preferred techniques in rich detail. Efficiently review background, indications and contraindications, surgical techniques, avoidance of pitfalls, and management of complications and results for each procedure, as well as selected references for further reading. Don't miss Thoracic Surgery: Transplantation, Tracheal Resections, Mediastinal Tumors, Extended Thoracic Resections, the companion volume by Drs. Mathisen and Morse. Expand your repertoire with other volumes in the Master Techniques in Surgery Series! Overseen by Josef E. Fischer, MD , editor of the classic two-volume reference Mastery of Surgery , these titles cover a wide range of common and advanced procedures in the major subspecialties of general surgery, including breast surgery, colon and rectal surgery, esophageal surgery, gastric surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, and hernia. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition , offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages , references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
This book collates all the current knowledge of cardiac CT and presents it in a clinically relevant and practical textbook format appropriate for both cardiologists and radiologists. The images have been supplied by an experienced set of contributing authors and represent the full spectrum of cardiac CT. The field of Cardiovascular CT has experienced continued rapid evolution due to: 1) advances in technology, 2) expanded spectrum of cardiovascular applications and 3) significant growth in published data including large prospective multicenter studies. As increasing numbers have access to cardiac CT scanners, this book provides all the relevant information on this modality. This is an extensive update of the previous edition bringing the reader up-to-date with the immense amount of updated content in the discipline.
This book explores the non-interventional aspects of interventional pulmonology, focusing on diseases of the central airways. As the field of bronchology and interventional pulmonology expands, newer conditions involving the central airways are being recognized with increasing frequency. Current literature has mainly focused on technical aspects of the subspecialty, but this book illuminates what else interventional pulmonology has to offer the pulmonologist, including diagnosis and alternate therapeutic options. Diseases of the Central Airways: A Clinical Guide presents techniques for the diagnoses, management and treatment of patients with intriguing central airway conditions such as: black bronchoscopy, tracheobronchomalacia, endobronchial tuberculosis, and tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica. In-depth chapters are written by international experts and are up-to-date and comprehensive reviews. This important new book will contribute significantly to the welfare of patients with lung ailments of the central airways.
First published in 1960, The Divided Self by Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing (1927 - 1989) set out to explain psychosis as an ordinary and understandable human experience. Laing's insight was absolutely revolutionary in its humane approach. One commentator described it as 'that particular touch of genius which causes one to say "Yes, I have always known that; why have I never thought of it before?". Collected in these pages are writings critically appraising Laing's life, work, frailties, brilliance, and his wide and varied influences over the last half century. You will find transcripts, memoirs, newly commissioned articles and a few previously published papers. Contributions have come from colleagues, friends and clients, as well as people who never knew him personally, yet deeply appreciate his work. Each is different in tone and character. Each captures something unique about Laing and his work. R.D. Laing was famous for his empathic perception, sagacious intellect and wisdom of the heart, as well as his rebelliousness and falling from grace. In reading this book you may be made to rethink some of your assumptions. We hope that you will find more than a little inspiration.
Cardiac pacing is one of the most rapidly growing fields in medicine. This growth is stimulated by several challenges unique to this subspecialty: the high prevalence of diseases that require cardiac pacing; the wide range of age groups that undergo this therapy; the technological advancements that improve safety and feasibility of the procedure; the long-term performance of the devices implanted; and the potential long-term complications. Historically, the field of cardiac pacing was in the hands of cardiac surgeons and gradually absorbed into the specialty of cardiology. The need for a more specialised training to address the peculiarities of cardiac pacing brought about the formation of clinical electrophysiology as a subspecialty. In addition to clinical competence and knowledge, a basic understanding is required of cardiac pacing technologies and the science behind them. While there are many books on this topic, some comprehensive and others addressing specific issues, Pacemakers and ICD: Types, Potential Complications and Long-Term Health Effects is intended to occupy a middle ground. This book gathers information on a number of aspects not typically treated in detail in other books but of high clinical relevance. It follows the different stages of cardiac pacing from the surgical technique of the implant to the impact on long-term health after the procedure. Of particular interest are contributions from leading experts on alternative sites of pacing, less understood complications, psychological effects and fresh approaches to the clinical management of patients with implantable cardiac devices. Recent technologies and forecasts of the field, including leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous ICD are also discussed.
There is an evident practice gap in education of general adult cardiologists on long-term management of congenital heart disease (CHD). The goal of this book is to help general cardiologists, but also pediatricians and related care providers in the management and diagnosis of adult CHD. Adult Congenital Heart Disease in Clinical Practice provides clear, practical advice on adult CHD for the busy fellow, resident and practicing clinician. It includes training and revision material to assist learning and is formatted in such a way as to provide short, concise content designed for easy recall of salient facts.
The raison d'etre for a new atlas of congenital heart surgery is based on the reality that the specialty has undergone numerous changes in the last few years resulting in improved techniques and new operations. The sheer number of new procedures and the required attendant technical skills to successfully complete an operation has become a challenge to master, especially for residents who are pursuing a career in congenital heart surgery. While the techniques that we are espousing are mostly our own, there is a great deal of similarity amongst international centers owing to the influence of video presentations, manuscript publications, and chapter reviews. We therefore believe that the techniques that are illustrated in this atlas are likely to be similar to the techniques that are taught worldwide to residents and fellows. The atlas is organized generally by diseases and procedures pertaining thereto. Two general sections involve cannulation techniques and palliative procedures, respectively. A special section depicts difficult problems in the form of clinical vignettes that may arise during cardiopulmonary bypass such as: decreased venous return, undiagnosed patent ductus arteriosus, and technical errors leading to hemodynamic complications. The reader is instructed to apply measures that will lead to resolution of these problems. We have chosen procedures, which cover the breadth of congenital heart surgery. While perhaps not totally inclusive, the reader will find the greater majority of congenital heart procedures illustrated and explained in this text.
An estimated 30,000 children are born in the USA with congenital heart disease each year, two thirds of which will require corrective surgery. Medical advances have formed a trend of operating on newborns rather than waiting until the child is older. Ten years ago, the mortality for these operationswas 60% to 70%. That percentage has dropped to 2%. This specialized book explores the basic mechanisms of neurologic injury associated with congenital heart surgery while covering the emerging technologies for assessment of neurologic integrity and injury. The text also highlights the current and future techniques for reducing and preventing these injuries, and reviews the pertinent medicolegal issues.
This pocket manual is a quick-reference handbook for general thoracic surgery. It is organized into 9 chapters providing a concise, yet inclusive list of the most common pathologies seen in thoracic surgery: pre-operative evaluation, peri-operative care, lungs and airways (divided into 3 separate sections to cover the vast number of topics), pleural disorders, mediastinal disorders, chest wall disorders, thoracic trauma, and benign and malignant esophageal disorders. The content of each chapter was specifically structured to make the handbook a high-yield reference that includes numerous management algorithms, flow diagrams, tables and images. Unlike a comprehensive textbook, paragraphs are kept at a minimum and the written material is presented using lists and bullet points to facilitate learning and retention. More importantly, the content is evidence-based and highlights the various controversies in the field. The Pocket Manual of General Thoracic Surgery is an irreplaceable educational tool amongst trainees and practicing physicians.
Achieve the best outcomes with expert, practical, highly visual guidance! Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery features just the thoracic and esophageal surgery content from Operative Techniques in Surgery, the comprehensive 2-volume set edited by Michael W. Mulholland, MD, PhD. Ideal for practitioners who wish to focus on mastering today's best thoracic and esophageal surgery procedures, it takes you step-by-step through each technique in a consistent manner, using concise, bulleted text, full-color illustrations, and full-color intraoperative photographs to clearly convey exactly what to look for and how to proceed. Key Features Master the full range of essential procedures with comprehensive coverage of surgery of the trachea, lungs, esophagus, diaphragm, mediastinum, paraesophageal hernias, GERD, esophageal cancer, and esophageal perforation. Select the best open, laparoscopic, or endoscopic approach for each patient with balanced coverage of the available options. Gain rich, complete grasp of key nuances of technique by viewing photographs and medical illustrations side by side. Review intraoperative considerations for each procedure before making your way through the technique. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition , which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages , references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
The second edition of Front Line Surgery expands upon the success of the first edition, providing updated discussion of practical management of commonly encountered combat injuries.This edition reflects the cutting edge of combat casualty care, refined principles of surgical management of specific injury patterns, and incorporation of the spectrum of recent research advancements in trauma care. Each chapter continues to follow the same organization as the first edition. The "BLUF", or bottom line up front, headlines each topic, providing the critical pearls for the reader, followed by a focused and straight forward discussion of management, pitfalls, and recommendations. In addition, select chapters conclude with a section discussing the application of this topic in civilian practice, as potentially encountered by the rural or humanitarian relief surgeon. Additional new topics include: REBOA and endovascular techniques for hemorrhage control, updates in transfusion and resuscitation practice, active shooter situations, rural trauma management in developed nations, advancements in prehospital care and the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TC3) course, and discussion of the newest generations of topical hemostatic agents and tourniquets. These additions serve to both enhance the breadth and depth of the material relevant to military surgeons, but should also further expand the applicability and interest in this work to all civilian trauma surgeons.
Coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries, the main blood vessels supplying the heart. The term 'angioplasty' means using a balloon to stretch open a narrowed or blocked artery. However, most modern angioplasty procedures also involve inserting a short wire-mesh tube, called a stent, into the artery during the procedure. The stent is left in place permanently to allow blood to flow more freely (NHS Choices). This book is a complete guide to the practice of coronary angioplasty for practising cardiologists and trainees. Beginning with an introduction to the evolution of the technique and the fundamentals of stent design, each of the following chapters provides in depth detail on angioplasty procedures for different disorders. The final sections discuss potential complications, rehabilitation, outcomes, and the future of angioplasty. This comprehensive text is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, diagrams and tables to enhance learning. Key Points Comprehensive guide to coronary angioplasty for clinicians and trainees Describes the complete evolution of the technique, from its beginnings to future developments Covers angioplasty procedures for many different disorders Highly illustrated with clinical photographs, diagrams and tables
This book focuses on how ventricular assist devices (VADs) can help provide destination therapy for patients with terminal heart failure, one of the most serious diseases in the world today because of the tremendous number of patients, the high mortality rate, and the cost of care. One means of providing cardiological support for patients suffering from heart failure is with VADs, and more than 10,000 patients worldwide have now been implanted with these devices. Half of them already have lived more than one year, and 2,000 patients more than two years, after surgery. This improved survival means that we have reached a point where VADs can be used for destination therapy, not just for bridge-to-recovery or bridge-to-transplant. In view of the increasing number of patients with advanced-stage heart failure and the availability and longevity of transplanted hearts, VADs can solve many problems. In addition to providing information about the devices themselves, this book includes vital guidelines on long-term management and support of VAD-implanted patients' everyday lives.
The review of clinical scenarios in cardiothoracic surgery was edited by the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) and authored by more than 50 thoracic surgery residents from programs around the country with over 70 chapters. To ensure the highest level of accuracy and clinical relevance, each chapter was meticulously reviewed by an established faculty member, a section editor, and two main editors. The book includes topics on General Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery. The TSRA is an organization that represents all thoracic surgery residents in the United States.
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