This is the landmark guide to adult cardiac, congenital cardiac, and general thoracic surgery - completely updated and revised in full color. It is a Doody's Core Title for 2015! It is 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. It is 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 for Cardiac Surgical Disease. It offers new full-color illustrations. It includes an increased number of decision-making flow charts that will prove valuable when preparing for cases and examinations. It also provides 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.
David D. Yuh, MD (New Haven, CT) is Professor and Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine Luca A. Vricella, MD (Baltimore, MD) is Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Surgery and Heart Transplantation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Stephen C. Yang, MD (Baltimore, MD) is Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine John R. Doty, MD (Salt Lake City, UT) is Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah
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