Cohen's Comprehensive Thoracic Anesthesia

Edited by Edmond Cohen, MD
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Ideal for clinicians at all levels of experience-from the resident to the subspecialist-Cohen's Comprehensive Thoracic Anesthesia compiles the many recent advances in thoracic anesthesiology into one convenient, easy-to-use reference. Concise, clinically focused chapters written by international authorities in the field cover all facets of anesthesia practice for thoracic procedures, logically organized by preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative considerations. 

Key Features
  • Discusses new devices for lung isolation, new lung protection protocols, new information on post-operative complications, and new drugs for modulating pulmonary circulation. 

  • Covers 20 key procedures including tracheal resection, esophagectomy, mediastinoscopy, mediastinal mass, SVC syndrome, and more. 

  • Describes complex surgeries related to the lungs, pleura, diaphragm, and esophagus. 

  • Provides case studies and clinical vignettes to illustrate and support case management decisions. 

  • Offers highly practical guidance for quick reference from editor Dr. Edmond Cohen and a team of expert contributing authors from around the world. 

  • Features extensive illustrations throughout, including clinical photos and drawings, radiographic images, device images, charts, and graphs. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

ISBN 9780323713016
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2021
Author Information Edited by Edmond Cohen, MD, Professor of Anesthesia and Thoracic Surgery, Director of Thoracic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Published Reviews

"This book gets exceptionally high marks due to its outstanding writing style by true experts in the field, its superb editing that avoids overlap, and comprehensive and clear figures and tables. It is a book that will be used by trainees as well as by those experienced in the field. The book is an interesting read to supplement an individual's knowledge as well as a strong reference book for investigating new concepts. The book clearly exceeds expectations."

©Doody's Review Service, 2022, Robert R. Gaiser, MD (Yale School of Medicine)

Doody's Score: 4 Stars!

 Winner of the BMA Medical Book Awards Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Emergency Medicine Category

"Excellent international and comprehensive work of value to all from medical student to experienced thoracic anaesthetist.”

"Edmund Cohen, M.D., F.A.S.A., longtime professor of anesthesiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, New York), has made a monumental contribution to the field of thoracic anesthesiology with the publication of the new textbook Cohen's Comprehensive Thoracic Anesthesia...This book lives up to its claim of being comprehensive and detailing the highest standards of thoracic anesthesia care as they exist in 2022. This is indeed a book that no academic center should be without and that everyone who administers thoracic anesthesia may wish to add to their personal libraries." -Anesthesiology, June 2022


"Edmond Cohen is regarded by many as one of the fathers of modern thoracic anaesthesia and is known globally for his education, research, and innovation within the specialty; he is therefore well positioned to compile and edit this comprehensive text." -British Journal of Anaesthesia, April 2022


"I highly recommend reading this book both for a quick and pleasant consultation by an expert anesthesiologist and for an in depth study for those who are attracted by this complex specialty." -Flaminio Sessa, MD, European Journal of Anaesthesiology, June 2022

Table of Content 1 The Development of Thoracic Anesthesia and Surgery
2 Anatomic Correlates of Physiologic Function
3 Radiology of the Thorax
4 Intra-Thoracic Tumors: Current Status and Classification
5 Pulmonary Pathophysiology and Lung Mechanics in Anesthesiology
7 Modulating the Pulmonary Circulation: Nitric Oxide and Beyond
8 Preoperative Evaluation - Assessment of Preoperative Risk
9 Prerehabilitation for Thoracic Surgery
10 Positioning in Thoracic Surgery
11 Monitoring of Oxygenation and Ventilation
12 Hemodynamic Monitoring in Thoracic Surgical Patients
12 Hemodynamic Monitoring in Thoracic Surgical Patients
13 Flexible and Rigid Bronchoscopy in Thoracic Anesthesia
14 High Frequency Ventilation: Applications in Thoracic Anesthesia
15 Anesthesia, Mechanical Ventilation and Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction
16 Separation of the Lung: Double-Lumen Endotracheal Tubes and Endobronchial Blockers
17 Lung Isolation in Patients with a Difficult Airway in Thoracic Anesthesia
18 The Pathophysiology of Perioperative Lung Injury
19 Intraoperative lung injury during One-Lung Ventilation: causes and prevention
20 Management of One Lung Ventilation: Protective Lung Ventilation
21 Fluid Management During Lung Resection
22 Perioperative Arrhythmias During Thoracic Surgery
23 Anesthesia for Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
24 Postoperative Pain Management of Acute Pain
25 Post-Thoracotomy Chronic Pain
26 Postoperative Care of the Thoracic Patient
27 Postthoracotomy Complications
28 Extracorporeal Ventilatory Therapies
29 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
30 The Patient With Cardiovascular Disease for Lung Resection Surgery
31 Video Assisted Thoracoscopy: Multiportal, Uniportal
32 Endoscopic Treatment of COPD
33 Thoracic Trauma
34 Mediastinal Mass and SVC Syndrome
35 Mediastinoscopy
36 Lung Resection and Pulmonary Hypertension
37 Tubeless Thoracic Procedures
38 Thoracic Anesthesia for the Geriatric Patient
39 Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Resection
40 Wedge Resection, Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy
41 Repair of Pectus Excavatum
42 Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction
43 Lung Transplantation
44 Esophageal Procedures
45 Airway Fistulas in Adults
46 Thoracic Approach to Spine Procedures
47 Myasthenia Gravis and Thymectomy
48 Lung Lavage
48 Hemoptysis, Empyema
49  Laser Surgery in Thoracic Anesthesia
49 Thoracic Anesthesia in the Morbidly Obese Patient: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
50  Cystic Fibrosis
51 Tracheal Stents
52 Robotic Thoracic Surgery
53 Enhanced Recovery After  Thoracic Surgery
54 Ultrasound of the Lung: Clinical Applications
55 Transesophageal Echocardiography in Noncardiac Thoracic Surgery
58 Future Horizon: Lung Regeneration
Publication Date 02-12-2021
Pages 800
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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