KHONSARI'S CARDIAC SURGERY. SAFEGUARDS AND PITFALLS IN OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE
Unique in the field of cardiac surgery, Khonsari’s Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richlyillustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications. From general considerations through the surgical correction of acquired and congenital heart conditions,it provides a wealth of practical, hands-on guidance to help both seasoned and less-experienced cardiac surgeons achieve optimal outcomes.
- Apply the very latest know-howwith new sections on endovascular procedures, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), new approaches to Norwood reconstruction and repair of Ebsteinanomaly, and alternative anatomic repairs of congenitally corrected transposition, as well as thorough updates to all chapters.
- Master nuances of surgical techniquethanks to a wealth of step-by-step illustrations, many of them new, others colorized for greater clarity.
- Optimize outcomeswith special coverage of avoiding and managing technical pitfalls and complications.
- Spot important detailswith the aid of distinctive “Nota Bene” notations.
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About the Author(s)
Abbas Ardehali , MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Medicine
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
William E. Connor Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
Director, UCLA Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA