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Cardiothoracic surgery 

Cardiothoracic surgery
Cardiothoracic surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner

and Neil R. Borley

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date: 24 September 2021

This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of cardiac physiology and respiratory physiology, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely congenital heart disease, coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve disease, thoracic aortic dissection, thoracic aortic aneurysm, miscellaneous cardiac and mediastinal conditions, lung cancer, and miscellaneous thoracic conditions. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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