Cardiac Surgery Instruments is an essential manual for students, paramedics, cardiac surgeons and cardiac theatre nurses. This book provides guidance on the use of an extensive range of cardiac instruments from sterna saw to cardioplegia cannula.
The book is divided into sixteen chapters, the first eight focussing on common instruments such as clamps, retractors, forceps and scissors. Chapter nine covers miscellaneous instruments and further chapters describe instruments used in specific procedures, such as minimally invasive surgery and off-pump CABG, and arterial and venous cannulation.
Questions and answers are provided with each instrument, making Cardiac Surgery Instruments an ideal source of preparation for examinations. This compact books contains 205 full colour images, providing easy reference in a busy clinical setting
• Essential guide to a range of cardiac instruments
• 205 full colour images
• Compact size for easy use
Chapter 1 Sternal Saw Chapter 2 Clamps Chapter 3 Retractors Chapter 4 Forceps Chapter 5 Scissors Chapter 6 Needle Holder Chapter 7 Dilators and Dissectors Chapter 8 Suction Cannula Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Instruments Chapter 10 Instrument for off Pump CABG Chapter 11Instrumentation for Minimal Invasive Chapter 12 Needle and Sutures Chapter 13 Arterial Cannula Chapter 14 Venous Cannulation Chapter 15 Vents and Sump Catheters Chapter 16 Cardioplegia Cannula
Prashant Shah MBBS MS DNB
Cardiothoracic Surgery (Gold Medal), Chief Consultant, Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Visiting Consultant, Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India