Thoracic Anatomy - Practical Aspects of Thoracic Anesthesia.- Lung Physiology: Relevant to Thoracic Anesthesia.- Thoracic Anesthesia : Equipment.- Preoperative Assessment of Thoracic Surgery Patient.- Thoracic Surgery - Patient Positioning and Monitoring Essentials.- Principles of Fluid Management in Thoracic Surgical Patient.- Ventilation Strategies for Thoracic Anesthesia.- Anesthesia for Bronschoscopy / Thoracoscopy.- Anesthesia for Decortication - Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery / Open.- Anesthetic Considerations for Segmentectomy / Lobectomy / Pneumonectomy.- Anesthesia for Mediastinal Mass Excision / Thymectomy.- Anesthesia for Tracheal Resection and Anastomosis.- Anesthesia for Awake Thoracic Cases.- Anesthesia for Lung Transplantation.- Lung Surgery in Special Situations.
This book covers all aspects of thoracic anesthesia to equip the anesthesiologist in dealing with patient care from the time of admission to discharge. Apart from an understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and imaging in thoracic anesthesia this book provides important nuggets of patient examination to help in decision making. Chapters provide information on the interpretation of various tests and intra-operative data for successful conduct of the surgery.
This book aims to be an efficient resource for anesthesia practitioners as well as trainees in learning about the full range of challenges faced while performing thoracic anesthesia.
Prof. (Dr.) Jayashree Sood (MD, FFARCS, PGDHHM, FICA) graduated from BJ Medical College, Pune, India and completed postgraduate training at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. She also qualified as an FFARCS in the UK. She holds a postgraduate degree in Hospital & Health Management (PGDHHM) from Pune, India. She is currently the chair of the Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. She has published more than 100 papers and has delivered several lectures at various national and international conferences. She received the IMA Mediko Healthcare Excellence Award 2019 for Excellence in Anesthesia Management at Hyderabad, India, as well as the Best Teacher Award 2018 and Best Academician Award from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. She is also the CEO of the Indian College of Anaesthesiologists. She has edited the books Anaesthesia In Laparoscopic Surgery and Anaesthesia For Transplant Surgery and authored an atlas of procedures in neonate and pediatric practice.
Dr. Shikha Sharma graduated from Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, India and completed her postgraduate training at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She also underwent training in lung transplant and thoracic anesthesia at Toronto General Hospital, and the University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, USA. She is currently a senior consultant in charge of thoracic anesthesia at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India, and her team has been involved in more than 2,900 major thoracic cases to date.