Cardiac Anesthesia

Cardiac Anesthesia

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The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text provides a concise yet comprehensive reference on the clinical and scientific principles of cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia. The foremost authorities in cardiac anesthesia cover topics particular to this specialized field, such as extracorporeal circulation, transesophageal echocardiography, the physiology and pharmacology of anticoagulation, cardiac catheterization, invasive cardiology, and congenital heart disease. Ideal for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists, this important text provides comprehensive, practical guidance for all aspects of cardiac anesthesia.The key characteristic of an arterial cannula is its performance index (pressure gradient versus external diameter at any given flow)(38). ... inflow was accomplished via the subclavian or femoral artery, but currently it is usually accomplished via a cannula inserted into ... extensive atheroma (especially mobile) in arch and/or descending aorta Source: Data from reference 14 and others; see text for details.

Title:Cardiac Anesthesia
Author:Fawzy G. Estafanous, Paul G. Barash, J. G. Reves
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2001


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