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The evolution of cardiac surgery

The evolution of cardiac surgery

Author: Harris B Shumacker
Publisher: Bloomington, Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [1992]
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A history of the development of heart surgery, from the observations of the ancient Greeks to the advances of the present day. It traces the incremental growth in our knowledge of the human heart and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harris B Shumacker
ISBN: 0253352215 9780253352217
OCLC Number: 1120570192
Notes: Referències bibliogràfiques. Índex.
Description: xiii, 476 pàgines : il·lustracions ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by David C. Sabiston, Jr. Preface Acknowledgments 1. The Beginning: A Backward Glance 2. The First Suture-Closures of Cardiac Wounds 3. The Neo-Modern Period Begins: Early Management of Constrictive Pericarditis 4. The Pulmonary Embolus Gives Ground 5. Cardiac Arrest and Ventricular Fibrillation 6. The Early Story of Mitral Stenosis 7. The Modern Period: The Ductus Is Divided 8. Coarctation Is Conquered 9. Other Extracardiac Anomalies 10. The Blalock Operation: Systemic-Pulmonary Shunts 11. Other Shunt Procedures: The First Right Heart Bypass Efforts 12. Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries 13. Difficulties with Right Ventricular Outflow 14. Mitral Stenosis Revisited 15. Aortic Valvular, Subvalvular, and Supravalvular Stenosis 16. Pericardial Surgery Moves Along 17. Approaches to the Management of Myocardial Ischemia 18. Atrial Septal Defects 19. Tumors of the Heart 20. Ectopia Cordis 21. Cardiac Aneurysms 22. Cardiac Wounds and Foreign Bodies in the Heart 23. The Development of the Pacemaker 24. Tricuspid Stenosis and Atresia 25. Pulmonary and Tricuspid Insufficiency 26. Attempts to Control Mitral Regurgitation 27. Efforts to Correct Aortic Insufficiency 28. Hypothermia 29. Development of the Heart-Lung Machine: Birth of the Current Era 30. Perfusion without a Mechanical Oxygenator 31. Further Development of Heart-Lung Machines 32. Induced Cardiac Arrest, Coronary Perfusion, Deep Hypothermia, and Circulatory Arrest 33. Assisting the Heart 34. Valve Replacement and Valve Reconstruction 35. Transplantation of the Heart 36. Ventricular Assist Devices and the Artificial Heart 37. The AuthorOs Summation 38. What Lies Ahead? A Final Word References Index
Other Titles: Cardiac surgery
Responsibility: Harris B. Shumacker.


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