THE LANDMARK GUIDE TO ADULT CARDIAC, CONGENITAL CARDIAC, AND GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY--COMPLETELY UPDATED AND REVISED IN FULL COLOR
A Doody's Core Title for 2015!
An essential guide for daily clinical practice and a thorough review for the cardiothoracic boards, Johns Hopkins Textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery is filled with authoritative guidance on surgical techniques and pre- and postoperative strategies for managing cardiothoracic disease. The content of this trusted classic reflects the rapidly changing field of cardiothoracic surgery. In addition to the basic curriculum required for certification, you will find coverage of advanced concepts, controversial issues, and new technologies.
Johns Hopkins Textbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery provides an in-depth look at the full-spectrum of disorders and their surgical and medical management options, including congenital, acquired, and neoplastic diseases. Supporting this detailed coverage is an easy-to-navigate design and step-by-step explanations of the most complex operations.
THE SECOND EDITION IS HIGHLIGHTED BY:
- NEW board review Q&A
- Ten NEW chapters including:
Surgical Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation, Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, and Stem Cells forCardiac Surgical Disease
- NEW full-color illustrations
- An increased number of decision-making flow charts that will prove valuable when preparing for cases and examinations
- Key Concepts that highlight epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostic and treatment strategies, and outcomes for each topic
NOTE: This book was previously known as the Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery but the second edition has been renamed to better reflect its scope and comprehensive nature.
Table of contents
Part I. GENERAL THORACIC SURGERY
Chapter X: Pulmonary Physiology, Function Tests, and Bronchopscopic Techniques
Chapter X: Pulmonary Metasteses
Chapter X: Esophageal Physiology, Function Tests, and Endoscopic Techniques
Chapter X Diaphragmatic Disorders
Chapter 1: Surgery and Pulmonary Physiology
Chapter 2: Mediastinal Disease
Chapter 3: Thoracic Infections
Chapter 4: Chest Wall Tumors
Chapter 5: Congenital Esophageal Anomalies and
Chapter 6: Congenital Chest Wall Anomalies
Chapter 7: Congenital Pulmonary Anomalies
Chapter 8: Tracheal Diseases
Chapter 9: Benign Diffuse Pulmonary Disorders
Chapter 10: Surgical Management of Bullous Emphysema and Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Chapter 11: Therapies for Benign and Malignant Pleural Diseases
Chapter 12: Lung Carcinoma
Chapter 13: Gastroesophageal Reflux and Primary Esophageal Motility Disorders
Chapter 14: Esophageal Perforation