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The most comprehensive and current full-color cardiac surgery resource – updated by leading surgeons
In Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Fifth Edition, the world’s foremost cardiovascular surgeons deliver thorough, up-to-date coverage of operative strategy, decision making, technique, and pre- and post-operative management for treating the adult cardiac patient. Unmatched in both scope and clinical rigor, this classic text contains 63 chapters that highlight every important topic in cardiovascular surgery.
Presented in full color, Cardiac Surgery in the Adult takes readers through the optimal treatment of congenital, acquired, infectious, and traumatic diseases of the heart and great vessels. The book opens with a history of cardiac surgery and basic cardiac science, then moves into all types of cardiac surgery, providing both practicing surgeons and residents with insight into the very latest surgical protocols.
Cardiac Surgery in the Adult is logically divided into these sections:
• Basics (includes history, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, computed tomography, risk assessment, simulation, and the fully integrated cardiovascular center)
• Perioperative/Intraoperative Care
• Ischemic Heart Disease
• Aortic Valve Disease
• Mitral Valve Disease
• Surgery of the Great Vessels
• Rhythm Surgery
• Other Cardiac Operations (including congenital heart disease, pericardial disease, and cardiac neoplasms)
• Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
The Fifth Edition has been updated throughout, and includes the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery and simulation.
No internet connection needed to view the full app. Once you have purchased the app, the full content is downloaded onto your device for super quick image and information retrieval. The content in the app is formatted for optimal viewing on your mobile device, phone or tablet, to make this great resource more accessible than ever.
This app is easy to navigate, allowing you to browse the contents or search for topics. The search tool shows you suggestions that appear in the text as you type so it is quick and helps with spelling medical terms. It also remembers past search terms so you can go back to a topic or image very easily. You can create notes and bookmarks separately for chapters and images to enhance your learning. You can also change the text size for easier reading.
This interactive app is based on the full content of Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Fifth Edition by McGraw-Hill Education.
Lawrence H. Cohn, MD
Virginia and James Hubbard Professor of Cardiac Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Division of Cardiac Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
David H. Adams, MD
Cardiac Surgeon-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Health System
Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chairman
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York
Disclaimer: This app is intended for the education of healthcare professionals and not as a diagnostic and treatment reference for the general population.
Developed by Usatine Media, LLC
Richard P. Usatine, MD, Co-President, Professor of Family & Community Medicine, Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Peter Erickson, Co-President, Lead Software Developer
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