Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Best Books

 What is Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology?

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology is a subspecialty of Anesthesiology that focus on  preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care of adult and pediatric patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgeries and related invasive procedures.

Cardiothoracic anesthesiology

Fellows in training as well as cardiothoracic anesthesiologists deal with various procedures that need anesthesia like: Aortic and Mitral valve replacement, Complex aortic arch replacement, Heart and Lung transplantation, Ventricular Assist Devices, Left atrial closure devices, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, ECMO cannulation and management, Minimally invasive lung resections. These physicians interrogate and reprogram pacemakers and ICDs in the perioperative period. They also do Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography TEE to help with various invasive procedures.

Cardiothoracic anesthesiologists read from known books in this field and include:

Cardiac Anesthesiology

Cardiac Anesthesia Companion

Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Diseases

Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Advanced PTEeXAM recommended Board Review books:

A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiograph

Board Stiff TEE

Review of Cardiac Anesthesia With 2,100 MCQs

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