Myocardial protection is regarded as one of the most important, yet also controversial aspects of cardiac surgery. This book is intended to embrace the state of the art in this field.There has been considerable improvement in myocardial protection strategies over the years utilizing a variety of new approaches to treat cardiac diseases. This book summarizes the state of knowledge on all aspects of myocardial protection including the latest in the treatment of cardiac diseases, robotics, pediatric surgery and the treatment of cardiac failure.The purpose of this book is to update physicians and surgeons interested in the field of cardiac surgery on the current state of knowledge on myocardial protection.Includes up-to-date knowledge on myocardial protection Robotoic surgery, valvular surgery, pediatric surgery and coronary surgery are all covered Provides a futuristic view of the field of myocardial protection written by world experts..
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Myocardial protection is one of the most important aspects of cardiac surgery, and also one of the most dynamic. There have been considerable advances in myocardial protection strategies over recent years, accompanied by a variety of new approaches to the treatment of cardiac diseases, and this text is intended to embrace the state of the art in this field. This book aims to update physicians and surgeons involved in the field of cardiac surgery on the state of knowledge on all aspects of myocardial protection. This includes the latest in the treatment of cardiac diseases and cardiac failure, complemented by sections on robotic, valvular, pediatric, and coronary surgery, all of which are all covered by distinguished experts. These combine to produce a comprehensive view of the field, with a forward-looking approach which should inspire future developments.