Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery: Art of Operative Techniques

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Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Editor:Tristan Yan

AME Publishing Company; Vol 1 edition (2016)
ISBN-13: 978-9881402868
Hardcover: 187 pages
Language: English
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In this book of 'Art of operative techniques', we have put together a collection of illustrative articles to detail the critical steps in contemporary cardiothoracic surgical procedures. We hope that you will find this book to be informative and educational. All the figures in this book have been meticulous drawn by Beth Croce. Beth pursued a bio-artistic career through her postgraduate Art as Applied to Medicine program at the Johns hopkins Medical school in Baltimore, USA. she has been the primary illustrator for several key surgical texts, including preparing over 500 illustrations for 'ischemic heart disease: surgical Management', a comprehensive textbook that provides detailed up-to-date coverage for cardiac surgeons.


Tristan D. Yan The Collaborative Research (CORE) Group, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Table of Content
Cardiac Surgery
1 Harvesting the radial artery
11 The art of arterial revascularization—total arterial revascularization in patients with triple vessel coronary artery disease
20 Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation
26 The butterfly technique
32 Alternative approaches for mitral valve repair
37 How to perform valve sparing reimplantation in a tricuspid aortic valve
44 Minimally invasive valve sparing mitral valve repair—the loop technique—how we do it
51 Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: the “Miami Method”
58 Illustrated techniques for transapical aortic valve implantation
67 The Jarvik-2000 ventricular assist device implantation: how we do it
74 SynCardia: the total artificial heart
82 Illustrated techniques for performing the Cox-Maze IV procedure through a right mini-thoracotomy
Aortic Surgery
94 Mini-Bentall procedure
103 Surgical techniques of total arch replacement using selective antegrade cerebral perfusion
110 Total aortic arch replacement: current approach using the trifurcated graft technique
115 Sun’s procedure for complex aortic arch repair: total arch replacement using a tetrafurcate graft with stented elephant trunk implantation
121 Emergent treatment of aortic rupture in acute type B dissection
126 Open fenestration for complicated acute aortic B dissection
131 Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair with a branched graft
144 Open reconstruction of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Thoracic Surgery
152 Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy using a standardized three-port anterior approach - The Copenhagen experience
159 Surgical atlas of thoracoscopic lobectomy and segmentectomy
168 Video-assisted thoracoscopic microthymectomy
174 Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy using 5-mm ports and carbon dioxide insufflation
179 Extrapleural pneumonectomy and extended pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center approach

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