Friday, January 13, 2017

Atlas of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

The raison d’etre for a new atlas of congenital heart surgery is based on the reality that the specialty has undergone numerous changes in the last few years resulting in improved techniques and new operations. The sheer number of new procedures and the required attendant technical skills to successfully complete an operation has become a challenge to master, especially for residents who are pursuing a career in congenital heart surgery. While the techniques that we are espousing are mostly our own, there is a great deal of similarity amongst international centers owing to the influence of video presentations, manuscript publications, and chapter reviews. We therefore believe that the techniques that are illustrated in this atlas are likely to be similar to the techniques that are taught worldwide to residents and fellows. The atlas is organized generally by diseases and procedures pertaining thereto. Two general sections involve cannulation techniques and palliative procedures, respectively. A special section depicts difficult problems in the form of clinical vignettes that may arise during cardiopulmonary bypass such as: decreased venous return, undiagnosed patent ductus arteriosus, and technical errors leading to hemodynamic complications. The reader is instructed to apply measures that will lead to resolution of these problems. We have chosen procedures, which cover the breadth of congenital heart surgery. While perhaps not totally inclusive, the reader will find the greater majority of congenital heart procedures illustrated and explained in this text.​ 
Table of contents : 
Front Matter....Pages i-xii
Cannulation Techniques....Pages 1-18
Palliation Techniques....Pages 19-34
Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation....Pages 35-43
Vascular Rings, Tracheoplasty, and Pulmonary Artery Sling....Pages 45-72
Coarctation of the Aorta....Pages 73-82
Interrupted Aortic Arch Repair....Pages 83-87
Atrial Septal Defect....Pages 89-98
Ventricular Septal Defect....Pages 99-115
Atrioventricular Septal Defects (Atrioventricular Canal)....Pages 117-129
Truncus Arteriosus....Pages 131-143
Aortopulmonary Window....Pages 145-152
Tetralogy of Fallot....Pages 153-163
Transposition of the Great Arteries....Pages 165-197
Double-Outlet Ventricles (with Two Adequate Ventricles)....Pages 199-210
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries....Pages 211-224
Fontan Operation and 1½ Ventricular Repair....Pages 225-234
Fontan Conversion and Arrhythmia Surgery....Pages 235-254
Arrhythmia Surgery and Pacemaker Placement Not Associated with Fontan Conversion....Pages 255-271
Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction....Pages 273-295
Norwood Operation/Damus-Stansel-Kaye....Pages 297-303
Aortico–Left Ventricular Tunnel....Pages 305-309
Mitral Valve Repairs....Pages 311-324
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return....Pages 325-338
Anomalous Systemic Venous Return....Pages 339-353
Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm....Pages 355-358
Coronary Artery Anomalies....Pages 359-386
Pectus Excavatum Repair....Pages 387-392
Cardiac Transplantation....Pages 393-399
Complications Associated with the Initiation of Cardiopulmonary Bypass....Pages 401-405
Back Matter....Pages 407-408

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