Core Concepts in Cardiac Surgery

Core Concepts in Cardiac Surgery

David Taggart and Yasir Abu-Omar

Print publication date: Nov 2018

ISBN: 9780198735465

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This textbook provides the reader with up-to-date concepts in cardiac surgery encompassing many of its subdisciplines, including coronary artery surgery and conduit choice, valvular heart surgery, minimally invasive approaches, and surgery for heart and lung failure. It includes concise reviews of the relevant literature in addition to important technical details. The individual chapters are written by internationally renowned experts in their respective fields, providing the practicing cardiac surgeon with current updates in the specialty, and also covering controversial issues that would have a direct impact in everyday practice. This textbook is an invaluable resource for senior cardiac surgical trainees and practicing cardiac surgeons.