Cardiac Surgery of the Neonate and Infant

Cardiac Surgery of the Neonate and Infant

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The pioneers of early surgical intervention to correct congenital cardiac anomalies - the multidisciplinary team at the largest paediatric hospital in the USA - share the advanced techniques and protocols they have developed and refined over the past two decades. These techniques reduce the high mortality rate associated with congenital anomalies during the first year of life. And they prevent the irreversible secondary organ damage caused when surgery is deferred until later in childhood. All of the procedures are described in detail, and original surgical renderings illustrate the techniques. Clear coverage of the entire spectrum of congenital heart disease - anomaly by anomaly, is accompanied by the latest relevant developmental and research issues that differentiate infant heart surgery from surgery of the older child and adult.
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  • Hardback | 514 pages
  • 215.9 x 284.5 x 25.4mm | 1,542.23g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 476 ills
  • 0721643019
  • 9780721643014

Table of contents

General Considerations. Developmental Biology. Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Hypothermia, And Circulatory Arrest. Myocardial Preservation in the Immature Heart. Anesthesia for Cardiovascular Surgery . Perioperative Care. Conduits: Clinical and Experimental Aspects. Interventional Cardiology. Congenital Heart Defects and Procedures. Artial Septal Defect. Anomalies of the Pulmonary Veins. Atrioventricular Canal Defects. Ventricular Septal Defect. Patent Ducus Arteriosus. Tetralogy of Fallot. Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum. Single Ventricle/Tricuspid Atresia. Ebstein's Anomaly. Truncus Arteriosus. Aortopulmonary Window. Coronary Artery Anomalies. Obstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract. Aortic Coarctation. Interrupted Aortic Arch. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Pediatric Valve Replacement. Vascular Rings, Slings, And Tracheal Anomalies. D-Transposition of the Great Arteries. Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries. Double-Outlet Right Ventricle. Cardiac Masses. Future Developments. Cardiac Transplantation. Myocardial Preservation. Cerebral Protection. Fetal Intervention and Congenital Heart Disease. Index.
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