Dawn and Evolution of Cardiac Procedures

Research Avenues in Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology

Editors: Picichè, Marco (Ed.)

  • A book for understanding the origins of current practice in cardiac procedures 
  • Innovative ideas from the past offer unlimited opportunities for researchers of today and tomorrow and may be re-explored with the help of modern technologies
  • A useful source for young professionals
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About this book

The book provides a clear overview of the various research stages of cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, and cardiac anesthesia. It also deals with recent advances in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, and many other innovations introduced in this field. However, aim of this volume is not only to describe the evolution of the discipline, but also to give the occasion of revisiting old and forgotten ideas that could be used successfully also nowadays if supported by modern technologies. With contributions by renowned international experts, the volume will be a very useful tool for students, residents, cardiac surgery and anesthesia professionals, cardiologists, biomedical engineers, and researchers.

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From the reviews:

“This is a comprehensive historical review, by 22 contributors, of the most important evolutionary developments in cardiac surgery up to the current era. The purpose is to present a historical account for research and a source of practical inspiration for upcoming generations of investigators to review and reevaluate past ideas and experiments. These laudatory aims are accomplished well. The book is aimed at current and future researchers in the field.” (Nicholas P. Rossi, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2013)


Table of contents (35 chapters)

  • The Discovery of Blood Circulation

    Glock, Yves

    Pages 3-10

  • The History of Surgical Research

    Picichè, Marco

    Pages 11-17

  • The Ignored Birth of Cardiac Surgery: The History of the Surgical Treatment of Heart Wounds and Pericardial Effusions

    Saplacan, Vladimir (et al.)

    Pages 19-28

  • The History of Pulmonary Embolectomy Before the Advent of CPB

    Vola, Marco (et al.)

    Pages 29-33

  • Right Cardiac Catheterization Before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass

    Gaspardone, Achille (et al.)

    Pages 35-44

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-88-470-2400-7
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-88-470-2399-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dawn and Evolution of Cardiac Procedures
Book Subtitle
Research Avenues in Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology
Editors
  • Marco Picichè
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Mailand
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Italia
eBook ISBN
978-88-470-2400-7
DOI
10.1007/978-88-470-2400-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-88-470-2399-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 353
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