Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes Cardiac Surgery
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.
New to This Editiono Visually grasp and better understand critical information with the aid of a new, full-color design that includes an abundance of detailed charts and graphs.o 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!o Reference information quickly thanks to a new, streamlined format and easily searchable online access to the complete text, downloadable image library, reference links, and more at www.expertconsult.com.Key Featureso Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, definitive text in the field!O Get comprehensive coverage 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.O 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.