By Lawrence H. Cohn, David H. Adams
The vintage modern consultant to center surgical procedure in adults -- thoroughly up to date by means of leaders within the field
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In this relied on reference, popular cardiac doctor and Harvard professor Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn takes you thru all points of middle surgical procedure in adults. The text's acclaimed assurance starts with a superb overview of cardiac surgical procedure basics, then progresses to optimum perioperative and interoperative care sooner than masking the whole diversity of person procedures.
Inside, you can find over 1,000 step by step illustrations that make clear each one process, in addition to vital counsel on the entire discipline's basic operations and operative recommendations. With up-to-date and revised content material, the hot variation of this forward-thinking, landmark textual content is surely the main updated source of its type to be had anywhere.
All the most recent surgical views and methods in ischemic and valvular center ailment, sickness of significant vessels, cardiac arrhythmias, and extra Expert authorship via one of many world's most precious cardiac surgeons, with contributions from an the world over famous workforce of authors Cutting-edge evaluate of cardiothoracic transplantations, circulatory help, and nontransplant strategies for middle failure fresh, well timed chapters on cardiac imaging, minimally invasive tactics, and stem cellphone remedy Reworked representation software, that includes newly commissioned two-color drawings, with vintage art from the former versions colorized Two-color structure during the textual content, which is helping you successfully navigate bankruptcy fabric, delivering easy accessibility to key info Complimentary DVD with videos that support simplify advanced systems (20081118)
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S. Brukhonenko and S. Terebinsky60 in Russia designed a machine that used an excised lung from a donor animal as an oxygenator and two mechanically actuated blood pumps. Their machine was used initially to perfuse isolated organs but later was used to perfuse entire animals. 62 At the end of that time, much of the tissue was partially preserved, and pieces grew epithelial cells in tissue culture. According to Edwards and Edwards,61 many other organs were perfused over the next few years by Carrel and Lindbergh.
In a preliminary experiment, I had asked a colleague to puncture my right brachial vein with a large-bore needle. Then I advanced a well-lubricated No. 4 ureteral catheter through the cannula into the vein. . One week later I tried it again without assistance this time. I proceeded with vena puncture in my left antebrachial vein and introduced the catheter to its full length of 65 cm. . I checked the catheter position radiologically, after having climbed stairs from the OR to the radiology department.
The operation was performed by Dr. Alfred Blalock at Johns Hopkins University on November 29, 1944. The left subclavian artery was anastomosed to the left pulmonary artery in an end-to-side fashion. The postoperative course was described as stormy; the patient was discharged 2 months postoperatively. Two additional successful cases were done within 3 months of that ﬁrst patient. Thus, within a 7-year period, three congenital cardiovascular defects, patent ductus arteriosus, coarctation of the aorta, and vascular ring, were attacked surgically and treated successfully.
Cardiac Surgery in the Adult by Lawrence H. Cohn, David H. Adams