Core Topics in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Core Topics in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

By: David J. Barron (editor)Hardback

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Featuring a combination of easily digestible sections, clinical images, and a text layout that assists rapid fact acquisition, this book highlights the core topics in congenital cardiac surgery. The text covers all the commonly encountered anomalies, with simple explanations of the underlying anatomy and management options. Readers are provided with strong support from the outset; including guidance on diagnosis, operative technique, and post-operative management. Aimed at trainees preparing for professional examination and newly appointed consultants, this invaluable handbook is a go-to resource for the busy practitioner. It will also be an ideal reference for cardiologists, intensivists, perfusionists, and cardiac nurses, requiring a concise and accessible summary of the surgical aspects of diagnosis and treatment. The book includes sections on transplantation, ECMO, hybrid procedures and adult congenital heart disease.

About Author

David J. Barron is the Senior Cardiac Surgeon at Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust and has written over 100 peer-reviewed papers in congenital heart surgery. The Birmingham team have particular experience in managing hypoplastic left heart syndrome, congenitally corrected transposition and complex pulmonary atresia.


1. The fetal circulation and patent ductus arteriosus Timothy J. Jones; 2. Essentials of pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass Timothy J. Jones; 3. Imaging in congenital heart disease Oliver Stumper; 4. Arterial shunts and pulmonary artery banding David J. Barron; 5. Patent arterial duct Phil Botha; 6. Coarctation of the aorta and aortic interruption Natasha Khan; 7. Atrial septal defects Natasha Khan; 8. Anomalous pulmonary venous connection and cor triatriatum Natasha Khan; 9. Ventricular septal defects Natasha Khan; 10. Atrioventricular septal defects David J. Barron; 11. Tetralogy of Fallot David J. Barron; 12. Pulmonary atresia with major aortopulmonary collateral arteries David J. Barron; 13. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum David J. Barron; 14. Aortic valve disease and left outflow tract obstruction David J. Barron; 15. Tricuspid valve abnormalities in congenital heart disease David J. Barron; 16. Transposition of the great arteries William J. Brawn; 17. Double outlet right ventricle David J. Barron; 18. Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries David J. Barron; 19. Truncus arteriosus William J. Brawn; 20. Hypoplastic left heart syndrome William J. Brawn; 21. Cavopulmonary shunts and the fontan circulation David J. Barron; 22. Vascular rings David J. Barron; 23. Hybrid cardiac surgical procedures in congenital heart disease Oliver Stumper; 24. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children Timothy J. Jones; 25. Surgery for adult congenital heart disease David J. Barron; 26. Transplantation for congenital heart disease Phil Botha.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781107034013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 132
  • ID: 9781107034013
  • weight: 510
  • ISBN10: 1107034019

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