Perioperative Care in Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery.
Perioperative Care in Cardiac Anesthesia and Surgery
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Publication Date: 2005
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781757744

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Written by eminent cardiac anesthesiologists and surgeons, this handbook is a complete, practical guide to perioperative care in cardiac surgery. The book addresses every aspect of cardiopulmonary bypass management and fast-track and traditional cardiac anesthesia and describes all surgical techniques, with emphasis on postoperative considerations. Close attention is also given to routine care and management of complications in the cardiac surgical recovery unit.

Coverage includes up-to-date information on cardiac and neurologic monitoring, off-pump surgery, new devices for anastomosis, robotic surgery, and neurologic complications and outcomes. Tables, algorithms, and 15 appendices summarize key facts, protocols, and clinical decisions.

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Davy C.H. Cheng MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

Tirone E. David MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781757744
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 6 x 9 .25
Pages: 376
Pub Date: 2005
Weight: 1.69

    Section I. Introduction

  1. Overview of A Cardiac Anesthesia & Surgical Program
  2. Prognostic Risks and Preoperative Assessment

    Section II. Anesthesia and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Management

  3. Fast Track Cardiac Anesthesia Management in On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  4. Anesthetic Management in Valvular Heart Surgery
  5. Anesthetic Management in Robotic Cardiac Surgery
  6. Circulatory Arrest and Neuroprotection
  7. Anesthesia for Combined Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery
  8. Anesthesia for Intrathoracic Transplantation
  9. Anesthesia for Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices
  10. Anesthesia in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  11. Anesthetic Management of Co-Morbid Diseases Affecting Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  12. Regional Anesthesia Techniques and Management
  13. Perioperative Monitoring in Cardiac Surgery
  14. Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
  15. Essence of CPB Circuit and Intra-aortic Balloon Pump
  16. Cardiac Pharmacology
  17. Weaning From Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Low Output Syndrome
  18. Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Dysfunction Post-CPB
  19. Perioperative Blood Conservation
  20. Antifibrinolytics and Coagulation Management
  21. Heparin Associated Thrombocytopenia and Alternatives to Heparin
  22. Management of Cardiac Surgical Emergency

    Section III. Surgical Technique and Postoperative Consideration

  23. Myocardial Protection During Cardiac Surgery
  24. On-Pump Aorto-Coronary Bypass Surgery
  25. Off-Pump Coronary Revascularization Surgery
  26. Robotic Coronary Artery Revascularization Surgery
  27. Surgery of the Aortic Valve
  28. Surgery of the Mitral Valve
  29. Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  30. Robotic Cardiac Valvular Surgery
  31. Surgery of the Transverse Aortic Arch and Cerebral Protection
  32. Surgery of Descending Thoracic Aorta
  33. Combined Cardiac and Vascular Surgery
  34. Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction
  35. Surgery for End-Stage Heart Disease and Heart Transplantation
  36. Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation
  37. Ventricular Assist Devices Implantation
  38. Congenital Heart Surgery
  39. Ventricular Reconstruction or Aneurysm Resection for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  40. AICD and Pacemakers Insertion

    Section IV. Cardiac Surgical Recovery Unit

  41. Routine Cardiac Surgery Recovery Care: Extubation to Discharge
  42. Common Problems in Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit
  43. Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmia Management
  44. Post Cardiac Surgery Pacing Therapy
  45. Tamponade and Chest Reopening
  46. Infection, Sternal Debridement and Muscle Flap
  47. Difficult Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation and Tracheotomy Care
  48. Renal Failure and Dialysis
  49. Neurological Complications and Management

    Section V. Surgical Ward Management

  50. Routine Surgical Ward Care
  51. Common Ward Complications and Management

    Section VI. Appendices

    Appendix A. Cardiac Surgical Admission - History and Physical Examination
    Appendix B. Routine Postoperative CSRU Admission Orders
    Appendix C. Postoperative CSRU Medical Admission Form
    Appendix D. Routine CSRU Discharge Orders
    Appendix E. CSRU Medical Discharge Forms
    Appendix F. Ventilation Weaning and Extubation Protocol
    Appendix G. CSRU Admission Chest X-ray Protocol
    Appendix H. Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Endocarditis
    Appendix I. Algorithm for Management of Microvascular Bleeding
    Appendix J. Anticoagulation Guideline Post Cardiac Surgery
    Appendix K. Diabetes Mellitus Protocol for Glucose Control
    Appendix L. Algorithm for Management of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Post Cardiac Surgery
    Appendix M. Modified ACLS Protocols:Bradycardia Algorithm
    Appendix N. Patient Control Analgesia Orders

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