Principles and Practice of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery

  • Peter Slinger, MD, FRCPC

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Ian Conacher
    Pages 1-7
  3. Preoperative Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Peter Slinger, Gail Darling
      Pages 11-34
    3. Javier Campos, Kalpaj R. Parekh
      Pages 35-48
  4. Thoracic Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Jens Lohser, Seiji Ishikawa
      Pages 83-101
    3. Lauren Yeazell, Keith Littlewood
      Pages 103-119
    4. Paul J. Wojciechowski, William E. Hurford
      Pages 121-132
    5. Cara Reimer, John Granton
      Pages 133-142
    6. Peter Slinger
      Pages 143-151
  5. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures of the Trachea and Airways

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Gordon N. Finlayson, Bevan G. Hughes
      Pages 155-170
    3. Ron V. Purugganan
      Pages 171-179
    4. Karen McRae
      Pages 181-198
  6. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures of the Mediastinum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Liza Chelico, Karen McRae
      Pages 211-223
  7. Anesthetic Management for Intra-Thoracic Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Javier Campos
      Pages 227-246
    3. Cara Reimer, Peter Slinger
      Pages 259-264
    4. Gabriel E. Mena, Karthik Raghunathan, William T. McGee
      Pages 265-276
    5. E. Andrew Ochroch, Eric Lambright, Miklos Kertai, Bernard J. C. J. Riedel
      Pages 309-329
  8. Specific Patient Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. Martin Ma, Peter Slinger
      Pages 343-365
    3. Maria D. Castillo, Jeffrey Port, Paul M. Heerdt
      Pages 367-376
  9. Complex Thoracic Surgical Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 389-389
    2. Peter Slinger
      Pages 391-393
    3. Ju-Mei Ng
      Pages 395-404
    4. Andrew Kaufman, David Amar, Valerie W. Rusch
      Pages 405-413
    5. Randal S. Blank, Julie L. Huffmyer, J. Michael Jaeger
      Pages 415-443
    6. Javier Campos
      Pages 445-451
  10. Anesthetic Management of Uncommon Pulmonary Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 465-465
    2. Jean S. Bussières
      Pages 485-496
    3. Jean S. Bussières
      Pages 497-507
  11. Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures for End-Stage Lung Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 509-509
    2. Erin A. Sullivan
      Pages 511-521
    3. Andrew Roscoe
      Pages 523-535
    4. Gerard Manecke, Dalia Banks, Michael Madani, Stuart Jamieson
      Pages 537-548
  12. Anesthesia for Pediatric Thoracic Surgical Procedures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 549-549
    2. Robert Schwartz, Cengiz Karsli
      Pages 551-577

About this book


Comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date, Principles and Practice of Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery covers all aspects of anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic thoracic procedures, including advances not addressed by other volumes, such as extracorporeal ventilatory support, new chest imaging modalities, lung isolation with a difficult airway, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy, chronic postthoracotomy pain, management of one-lung anesthesia, lung isolation, lung transplantation,and pharmacologic therapy of pulmonary hypertension. The book is aimed at residents, fellows, and staff anesthesiologists, as well as nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, and anesthesia assistants.

Major topics and special features:

Underlying basic science
Preoperative evaluation of the patient
Airway procedures
Mediastinal procedures
The complicating factors of significant co-morbidities and/or advanced age
Uncommon and complex thoracic surgical procedures 
Post-operative care
End-stage lung disease
Pediatric Thoracic Anesthesia
“Key Points” summarizing each chapter’s Highlights
Clinical case discussion, with the Author’s recommendations, in every clinical chapter


Anesthesia anesthesiology critical care thoracic surgeon thoracic surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Slinger, MD, FRCPC
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Toronto, Staff AnesthesiologistProfessor of AnesthesiaTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-0183-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-0184-2
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