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Cardiac Anesthesia

Cardiac Anesthesia - 4th edition

Cardiac Anesthesia - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780721675091

ISBN10: 0721675093

Cardiac Anesthesia by Joel A. Kaplan - ISBN 9780721675091
Edition: 4TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Cardiac Anesthesia by Joel A. Kaplan - ISBN 9780721675091

ISBN13: 9780721675091

ISBN10: 0721675093

Edition: 4TH 99

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  • Provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage of cardiovascular and coronary physiology
  • The latest advances in knowledge about molecular biology and inflammatory response mechanisms
  • Preoperative assessment and management, including all the latest diagnostic techniques
  • The anaesthetic pharmacology of the cardiac patient.
  • New section -- Managed Care and Implications for Cardiac Surgery that explores the impact of managed care on the practice of cardiac surgery and anaesthesia, and New chapters -- Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy, Inflammation and Sepsis, Coagulation Monitoring, and Critical Care Medicine.
  • Up-to-date and completely revised throughout, also includes information directly applicable to the patient with cardiac disease undergoing non-cardiac surgery.
  • Offers greatly expanded coverage of treatment of chronic cardiac conditions
    • Cardiovascular physiology and monitoring
    • New anaesthetic agents
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Transplantation
    • And heart failure management

"Every anesthesiologist will greatly benefit from the third edition of Cardiac Anesthesia ... Comprehensive, very readable, well illustrated and fully referenced ... The standard cardiac anesthesia reference textbook with which all others will be compared."

-- Anesthesia and Analgesia

Author Bio

Kaplan, Joel A. : The Mount Sinai School of Medicine

M.D., Horace W. Goldsmith Professor, Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Dr. Kaplan and a multitude of other eminent specialists have completely updated and revised this definitive "bible" of cardiac anesthesia. They present all the very latest information and techniques in detail, providing guidance that is essential when providing anesthesia to cardiac surgery patients as well as to cardiac patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I. Preoperative Assessment and Management.

Preoperative Assessment of Cardiac Risk.
The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory : Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in the Adult Patient.
Anti-Ischemic Drug Therapy.
Chronic Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure.
Antihypertensive Therapy.
Etiology and Treatment of Preoperative Cardiac Arrhythmias.

Part II. Physiology and Molecular Biology.

Advances in Cardiovascular Physiology.
Coronary Physiology and Atherosclerosis.
Molecular Cardiovascular Medicine.
Systemic Inflammation.

Part III. Monitoring.

Hemodynamic Monitoring.
Advances in Electrocardiographic Monitoring.
Intraoperative Echocardiography.
Central Nervous System Monitoring.
Coagulation Monitoring.

Part IV. Anesthetic Pharmacology.

Effects of Inhalation Anesthetics on Systemic Hemodynamics and the Coronary Circulation.
Opioids in Cardiac Anesthesia.
Pharmacology of Intravenous Anesthetic Induction Drugs.
Muscle Relaxants and the Cardiovascular System.
Pharmacokinetics and Principles of Drug Infusions in Cardiac Patients.

Part V. Anesthetic Techniques for Cardiac Surgical Procedures.

Anesthesia for Myocardial Revascularization.
Valvular Heart Disease.
Anesthesia for Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease.
Thoracic Aortic Disease.
Anesthesia for Electrophysiologic Procedures.
Uncommon Diseases and Cardiac Anesthesia.
Cardiac Pacing and Electroversion.
Heart and Heart-Lung Transplantation.

Part VI. Management of Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Associated Problems.

Extracorporeal Devices and Related Technologies.
Cardiopulmonary Bypass and the Anesthesiologist.
Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation Disorders.
Pharmacologic Treatment of Preoperative Ventricular Failure.
Techniques of Circulatory Assistance.

Part VII. Postoperative Care.

Postoperative Respiratory Management.
Postoperative Cardiovascular Management.
Central Nervous System Dysfunction After Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
Critical Care Medicine for the Cardiac Patient.

Part VIII. Practice Management.

Impact of Managed Care on Cardiac Anesthesia.
Cost Containment : Anesthesia and Cardiac Surgery.
Patient Satisfaction.
Measuring and Improving the Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.