State of the Art Surgical Coronary Revascularization is an authoritative textbook dedicated to the art and science of surgical coronary revascularization, with 71 chapters, ...
State of the Art Surgical Coronary Revascularization
is an authoritative textbook dedicated to the art and science of surgical coronary revascularization, with 71 chapters, organized in nine sections, and written by over 100 recognized world experts. The textbook covers every aspect of the surgical management of coronary artery pathology and ischaemic heart disease. It provides extensive sections detailing pathophysiology, evaluation, and medical and percutaneous management of ischaemic heart disease as well as general outcomes and quality assessment for coronary artery bypass grafting. Pre-, intra- and postoperative management of coronary artery bypass graft patients is emphasized in detail as are the core surgical principles in the conduct of coronary artery bypass grafting, with special focus on the selection of conduits and how to optimize the performance of both on- and off-pump surgery to reduce morbidity and mortality. There are detailed sections on how to improve outcomes with both arterial and venous bypass grafts.Less