Pediatric Thoracic Surgery (2009 ed.)

Pediatric Thoracic Surgery (2009 ed.)

By: Alex Auldist (editor), Steven Rothenberg (editor), David Crabbe (editor), D.H. Parikh (editor)Hardback

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This text covers new innovations and concepts in pediatric thoracic surgery practice, basic science and evidence, and the technical aspects of common and rare operative procedures. It is essential for pediatric surgical trainees and consultants with interest in pediatric thoracic surgery. Providing comprehensive coverage of newer developments, it is also a useful reference work for pediatric and thoracic surgeons and a valuable guide for surgeons (adult or pediatric) managing pediatric thoracic surgery on occasional basis or only during acute emergency.Covering the subjects within pediatric thoracic surgery (non-cardiac) in significant depth, this book acts as a reference text for consultants undertaking pediatric thoracic work as well as for pediatric respiratory, anesthetists and fetal medicine doctors. Topics within this book will also be of interest to pediatric respiratory physicians and pediatric oncologists.

About Author

Mr Dakshesh H Parikh is Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Lead Clinician in the Trauma Service, Paediatric Thoracic Service and The Minimal Access Surgery - Laparoscopy/ Thoracoscopy Service at The Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, UK.


Fundamental Considerations.- Applied Anatomy.- Developmental Biology and Embryology of the Thorax.- Applied Physiology and Pulmonary Function Testing.- Radiology of the Chest.- Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery.- Thoracoscopic Surgery.- Thoracic Incisions and Operative Approaches.- Infection.- Pneumonia.- Empyema Thoracis.- Pulmonary Tuberculosis.- Lung Abscess.- Pulmonary Hydatid Disease.- Bronchiectasis.- Chronic Pleuro-Pulmonary and Chest Wall Infections.- Trauma.- Thoracic Trauma. General Considerations.- Blunt Thoracic Trauma.- Penetrating Thoracic Trauma.- Tumours.- Anterior Mediastinal Tumors.- Posterior Mediastinal Tumors.- Lung Tumors.- Chest Wall Tumors.- Esophagus.- Congenital Malformations.- Esophageal Stricture.- Esophageal Replacement.- Achalasia.- Gastro-esophageal Reflux.- Esophageal Foreign Bodies.- Trachea.- Foreign Bodies in the Airway.- Vascular Rings.- Foregut Duplication Cysts.- Lung Disease.- Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation.- Pulmonary Sequestration.- Congenital Lobar Emphysema.- Respiratory Disorders of the Newborn.- Cystic Fibrosis.- Pulmonary Hemorrhage and Hemoptysis.- Interstitial Diseases of the Lung.- Pneumothorax.- Diaphragm.- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.- Diaphragmatic Eventration and Phrenic Palsy.- Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation.- Diaphragmatic Pacing in Children.- Chest Wall Abnormalities.- Pectus Excavatum.- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.- Thoracopagus Conjoined Twins.- Miscellaneous.- Chylothorax.- The Thymus and Myasthenia Gravis.- Hyperhidrosis and Thoracic Sympathectomy.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848009028
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 616
  • ID: 9781848009028
  • ISBN10: 184800902X
  • edition: 2009 ed.

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