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Global Cardiac Surgery Capacity Development in Low and Middle Income Countries

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  • Focuses on how to provide suitable care to cardiac patients with limited resources reinforcing the SDGs

  • Contains detailed guidance for physicians practicing in Africa

  • Covers how cardiac surgical care can be used as a tool to strengthen health systems

Part of the book series: Sustainable Development Goals Series (SDGS)

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Table of contents (40 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Global Surgery as the Neglected Stepchild of Global Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. History of Global Surgery

      • Alexis N. Bowder, Barnabas Alayande, Zachary Fowler
      Pages 3-15
    3. Global Surgery: From Grassroots Movement to Global Momentum

      • Manon Pigeolet, Tarinee Kucchal, Rennie Qin
      Pages 17-27
    4. Leveraging Data Science for Global Surgery

      • Julian Euma Ishii-Rousseau, Shion Seino, Joanna Ashby, Leo Anthony Celi, Kee B. Park
      Pages 55-65
    5. Global Surgery Innovation at Academic Medical Centers: Developing a Successful Innovation Ecosystem

      • Meghan Mali, Sarah Schoenhals, Jonathan Nellermoe, Catherine R. deVries, Raymond R. Price, Sudha Jayaraman
      Pages 67-80
    6. The Role of Social Impact Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Global Health

      • Deb Gordon, Dina Sherif, Regie Mauricio, Adeeb Qasem
      Pages 81-97
  3. Cardiac Surgery as an Indispensable Component of Health Systems Strengthening

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99
    2. Global Cardiac Surgery and the Global Burden of Disease

      • Dominique Vervoort, A. Thomas Pezzella
      Pages 101-106
    3. Monitoring, Evaluation, and Disease Surveillance for Cardiovascular Surgical Disease

      • Dominique Vervoort, Louvenser Minthor, A. Thomas Pezzella
      Pages 107-111
    4. Costing and Health Systems Financing of Global Cardiac Surgery

      • Dominique Vervoort, William M. Novick, A. Thomas Pezzella
      Pages 127-132
    5. The Global Cardiothoracic Surgery Workforce in 2020

      • Marcelo Cardarelli
      Pages 133-141
    6. Team-Based Care Along the Cardiac Surgical Care Cascade

      • Lynette Lester, Benson Njuguna, Rajesh Vedanthan
      Pages 143-153
  4. Bioethics, Education and Role of Societies in Global Cardiac Surgery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165
    2. Ethical Considerations in Global Heart Surgery

      • Kathleen N. Fenton
      Pages 167-173

About this book

This book provides a focused resource on how cardiac surgery capacity can be developed and how it assists in the sustainable development and strengthening of associated health systems. Background is provided on the extent of the problems that are experienced in many nations with suggestions for how suitable frameworks can be developed to improve cardiac healthcare provision. Relevant aspects of governance, financial modelling and disease surveillance are all covered. Guidance is also given on how to found and nurture cardiac surgery curriculum and residency programs.

Global Cardiac Surgery Capacity Development in Low and Middle Income Countries provides a practically applicable resource on how to treat cardiac patients with limited resources. It identifies the key challenges and presents strategies on how these can be managed, therefore making it a critical tool for those involved in this field.

Keywords

  • Global Burden of Disease
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Health systems
  • Disease surveillance
  • Health financing
  • Surgical ethics
  • Health equity
  • SDG3

Editors and Affiliations

  • Division of Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA

    Jacques Kpodonu

About the editor

Dr. Jacques Kpodonu is a cardiovascular surgeon specializing in global health system innovation with an emphasis on addressing rheumatic heart disease and currently a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct professor of surgery at the University of Ghana. Dr. Kpodonu’s interests lie in biomedical discoveries, modernizing the operating room via novel design and growing the global capacity of cardiac surgeons especially in emerging countries with his work in global cardiac surgery. In addition to writing medical textbooks and his research work, Dr. Kpodonu is a key opinion leader in design of advanced hybrid cardiac surgical rooms and biomedical innovation and is passionate in advocating for the use of telehealth services—especially in African nations. Dr. Kpodonu is frequently quoted in the Orange County Register, American Health Journal, and holds leadership positions with the Society Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. Based in Boston, he sits on the diversity and inclusion committee for the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Thoracic Surgery and has helped to raise millions of dollars to finance the construction of advanced robotic hybrid operating room both here in the USA and in Africa.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Global Cardiac Surgery Capacity Development in Low and Middle Income Countries

  • Editors: Jacques Kpodonu

  • Series Title: Sustainable Development Goals Series

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83864-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-83863-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-83864-5

  • Series ISSN: 2523-3084

  • Series E-ISSN: 2523-3092

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXI, 550

  • Number of Illustrations: 42 b/w illustrations, 160 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Public Health

Buying options

eBook
USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-83864-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)