Sabiston and Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 9th Edition

By Frank Sellke, MD, Pedro J. del Nido, MD and Scott J. Swanson, MD
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  • Find what you need quickly with short, focused chapters divided into three major sections: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery.
  • Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of global experts who provide a comprehensive view of the entire specialty.
  • Master all of the most important current knowledge and techniques in cardiac and thoracic surgery-whether for specialty board review or day-to-day surgical practice.

For complete, authoritative coverage of every aspect of thoracic and cardiac surgery, turn to the unparalleled guidance found in Sabiston and Spencer Surgery of the Chest, 9th Edition. Now in full-color for the first time, Drs. Frank W. Sellke, Pedro J. del Nido, and Scott J. Swanson's standard-setting two-volume set is meticulously organized so that you can quickly find expert information on open and endoscopic surgical techniques performed in the operating room. With its comprehensive coverage of thoracic as well as adult and pediatric cardiac surgery, this 9th Edition is an essential resource not only for all thoracic surgeons, but also for physicians, residents, and students concerned with diseases of the chest.

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  • Find what you need quickly with short, focused chapters divided into three major sections: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery.
  • Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of global experts who provide a comprehensive view of the entire specialty.
  • Master all of the most important current knowledge and techniques in cardiac and thoracic surgery-whether for specialty board review or day-to-day surgical practice.
ISBN 9780323241267
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2015
Author Information By Frank Sellke, MD, Karlson & Karlson Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brown Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute Providence, Rhode Island ; Pedro J. del Nido, MD, William E. Ladd Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Chairman, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Scott J. Swanson, MD, Director,Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Vice Chair Cancer Affairs, Department of Surgery, Bringham and Women's Hospital, Chief Surgical officerDana Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
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"This is an important addition to the discipline of thoracic surgery. It should be a part of every library and in the hands of all trainees. With the online content, it will enhance both resident training and the clinical practice of experienced physicians."

-Michael Bates, MD (Ochsner Medical Center) Doody's Score: 98 - 5 Stars!

Table of Content

Section 1: Thoracic Surgery

Part A: Evaluation and Care

1. Anatomy of the Thorax

2. Radiologic Imaging of Thoracic Abnormalities

3. Preoperative Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgery

4. Perioperative Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient


Part B: Endoscopy

5. Endoscopic Diagnosis of Thoracic Disease

6. Endoscopic Therapies for Thoracic Diseases


Part C: Trauma

7. Thoracic Trauma

Part D: Trachea

8. Tracheal Lesions

Part E: Benign Lung Disease

9. Congenital Lung Diseases

10. Benign Lesions of the Lung

11. Interstitial Lung Diseases

12. Infectious Lung Diseases

13. Surgery for Emphysema

14. Lung Transplantation

Part F: Lung Cancer

15. Screening for Lung Cancer: Challenges for the Thoracic Surgeon

16. Lung Cancer Workup and Staging

17. Lung Cancer: Surgical Treatment

18. Lung Cancer: Minimally Invasive Approaches

19. Lung Cancer: Multimodal Therapy

20. Lung Cancer: Surgical Strategies for Tumors Invading the Chest Wall

21. Anterior Approach to Superior Sulcus Lesions

Part G: Other Lung Malignancy

22. Other Primary Tumors of the Lung

23. Secondary Lung Tumors


Part H: Chest Wall

24. Congenital Chest Wall Deformities

25. Chest Wall Tumors

26. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Dorsal Sympathectomy

Part I: Pleura

27. Spontaneous Pneumothorax  

28. Empyema

29. Chylothorax  

30. Malignant Pleural and Pericardial Effusions

31. Pleural Tumors




Part J: Diaphragm

32. Surgery of the Diaphragm: A Deductive Approach

33. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Part K: Esophagus-Benign Disease

34. Eshophageal Anatomy and Function

35. Surgery for Congenital Lesions of the Esophagus

36. Surgical Treatment of Benign Esophageal Diseases

Part L: Esophagus - Cancer

37. Staging Techniques for Carcinoma of the Esophagus

38. Esophageal Resection and Replacement

39. Multimodality Therapy for Esophageal Cancer

Part M: Mediastinum

40. Mediastinal Anatomy and Mediastinoscopy

41. Anterior Mediastinal Masses

42. The Middle Mediastinum

43. The Posterior Mediastinum

44. Surgical Treatment of Hyperhidrosis

Part N: The Future

45. The Molecular Biology of Thoracic Malignancies

46. Innovative Therapy and Technology

Section 2: Adult Cardiac Surgery

Part A: Basic Science

47. Surgical Anatomy of the Heart

48. Vascular Physiology

49. Physiology of the Myocardium

50. Ventricular Mechanics

51. Blood Coagulation, Transfusion, and Conservation

Part B: Diagnostic Procedures

52. Coronary Angiography: Valve and Hemodynamic Assessment

53.   Applications of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography in Cardiovascular Diagnosis

54. Nuclear Cardiology and Positron Emission Tomography in the Assessment of Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

55. Diagnostic Echocardiography (Ultrasound Imaging in Cardiovascular Diagnosis)

Part C: Medical - and Catheter-Based Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

56. Interventional Cardiology

57. Medical Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

58. The Pharmacologic Management of Heart Failure

Part D: Perioperative and Intraoperative Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient

59. Anesthesia and Intraoperative Care of the Adult Cardiac Patient

60. Crictical Care for the Adult Cardiac Patient

61. Critical Care for War-Related Thoracic Injuries

62. Neuropsychologic Deficits and Stroke

63. Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Technique and Pathophysiology

64. Deep Sternal Wound Infection

65. Myocardial Protection

66. Clinical Quality and Safety in Cardic Surgery

Part E: Surgical Management of Aortic Disease

67. Surgery of the Aortic Root and Ascending Aorta

68. Surgery of the Aortic Arch

69. Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery

70. Type A Aortic Dissection

71. Type B Aortic Dissection

72. Endovascular Therapy for the Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Pathologies

73. Occlusive Disease of the Brachiocephalic Vessels and Management of Simultaneous Surgical Carotid and Coronary Disease

74. Percutaneous Intervention on Abdominal Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Disease

75. Injury to the Heart and Great Vessels

Part F: Surgical Management of Valvular Heart Disease

76. Valve Replacement Therapy: History, Valve Types and Options

77. Surgical Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease

78. Aortic Valve Repair

79. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

80. Surgical Treatment of the Mitral Valve

81. Surgical Treatment of the Tricuspid Valve Diseases

82. Native and Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis

83. Anticoagulation, Thrombosis and Thromboembolism of Prosthetic Cardiac Valves

84. Robotic and Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Part G: Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias

85. Cardiac Devices for the Treatment of Bradyarrhythmias and Tachyarrhythmias

86. Catheter Ablation of Arrhythmias

87. Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias

Part H: Surgical Management of Coronary Artery Disease and Its Complications

88. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

89. Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization

90. Robotic and Alternative Approaches to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

91. Re-do Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

92. Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation

93. Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect and Ventricular Rupture

94. Nonatherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

Part I: Surgical Management of Heart Failure

95. Pericardium and Constrictive Pericarditis

96. Surgical Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

97. Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Total Artificial Heart

98. Heart Transplantation

99. Heart-Lung Transplantation

100. Left Ventricular Restoration: Surgical Treatment of the Failing Heart

101. Regenerative Cell-Based Therapy for the Treatment of Cardiac Disease

102. Surgery for Pulmonary Embolism

103. Tumors of the Heart

Section 3 Congenital Heart Surgery

104. Cardiac Embryology and Genetics

105. Segmental Anatomy

106. Diagnostic Imaging: Echocardiography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

107. Cardiac Catheterization and Fetal Intervention

108. Surgical Approaches and Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

109. Surgical Approaches, Cardiopulmonary Bypass, and Mechanical Circulatory Support in Children

110. Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care

111. Neuromonitoring and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Congenital Heart Surgery

112. Congenital Tracheal Disease

113. Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Coarctation of the Aorta and Vascular Rings

114. Atrial Septal Defect and Cor Triatriatum

115. Surgical Considerations in Pulmonary Vein Anomalies

116. Atrioventricular Canal Defects

117. Ventricular Septal Defect and Double-Outlet Right Ventricle

118. Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum

119. Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Stenosis

120. Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect and Right Ventricle-to-Pulmonary Artery Conduits

121. Truncus Arteriosus and Aortopulmonary Window

122. Interrupted Aortic Arch

123. Surgery for Congenital Anomalies of the Aortic Valve and Aortic Root

124. Surgery for Congenital Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries

125. Transposition of the Great Arteries: Simple and Complex Forms

126. Surgery for Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries

127. Congenital Anomalies of the Mitral Valve

128. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

129. Management of Single Ventricle and Cavopulmonary Connections

130. Ebstein Malformation

131. Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery

132. Arrhythmia and Pacemaker Surgery in Congenital Heart Disease

133.   Quality Improvement for the Treatment of Patients with Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Disease: The Role of the Clinical Database

134. Quality Improvement: Surgical Performance



Publication Date 03-09-2015
Pages 2464
Trim 275 x 215mm
Stock Status In Stock
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