Thoracic Anesthesia


PART 1 The Principles of Thoracic Anesthesia

Chapter 1 History and Scope of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

Chapter 2 Practice Improvement and Patient Safety in Thoracic Anesthesia: A Human Factors Perspective

Chapter 3 Physiology of One-Lung Ventilation

Chapter 4 Perioperative Management of the Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension

Chapter 5 Lung Separation Techniques

Chapter 6 Mechanisms of Pain in Thoracic Surgery

Chapter 7 The Biology of Lung and Esophageal Cancer

Chapter 8 Anatomy, Imaging and Practical Management of Selected Thoracic Surgical Procedures

PART 2 Thoracic Anesthesia Practice

Chapter 9 Preoperative Risk Stratification of the Thoracic Surgical Patient

Chapter 10 Bronchoscopy, Mediastinoscopy, and Chamberlain Procedure

Chapter 11 Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, Airway Stents, and Other Closed Thorax Procedures

Chapter 12 Mediastinal Masses: Implications for Anesthesiologists

Chapter 13 Lung Resections for Cancer and Benign Chest Tumors

Chapter 14 Extrapleural Pneumonectomy

Chapter 15 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

Chapter 16 Pericardial Window Procedures

Chapter 17 Esophageal Cancer Operations

Chapter 18 Bronchopleural Fistula: Anesthetic Management

Chapter 19 Anesthesia for Lung Transplantation

Chapter 20 Thoracic Trauma Management

Chapter 21 Anesthesia for Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

PART 3 Postoperative Management of Thoracic Surgical Patients

Chapter 22 Routine Postoperative Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient

Chapter 23 Respiratory, Renal, and Cardiovascular Postoperative Complications

Chapter 24 Acute and Chronic Post-Thoracotomy Pain

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