Aortic Arch Surgery: Principles, Strategies and Outcomes

Aortic Arch Surgery: Principles, Strategies and Outcomes

Editor(s): Joseph S. Coselli, Scott A. LeMaire

Published Online: 27 JAN 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405133616

Online ISBN: 9781444300512

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300512

About this Book

Focusing exclusively on the surgical management of aortic arch disease in adults, this concise reference provides authoritative guidance on both standard and alternative approaches from internationally recognized experts.

Topics include:


  • general principles of aortic diseases
  • imaging techniques
  • intraoperative management
  • neurologic protection strategies
  • options for aortic repair
  • surgical treatment of specific problems
  • complications

Abundant illustrations demonstrate significant imaging study findings and depict key techniques and strategies.

With its detailed descriptions and thorough explanations of a wide variety of approaches to imaging, brain protection and monitoring, and aortic reconstruction, Aortic Arch Surgery: Principles, Strategies and Outcomes gives practicing and prospective thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons access to the full armamentarium of management options. Anesthesiologists, perfusionists, neurologists, radiologists, and others who have a special interest in treating patients with thoracic aortic disease will also find this book an invaluable source of dependable information.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: General Principles

    1. Chapter 2

      Surgical Anatomy (pages 12–18)

      Thoralf M. Sundt and Carl G. Clingman

  2. Part II: Imaging Techniques

    1. Chapter 4

      Aortography (pages 29–38)

      Charles Trinh, Mark Skolkin and Richard Fisher

    2. Chapter 5

      Computed Tomography (pages 39–57)

      Salvatore G. Viscomi, Alejandra Duran-Mendicuti, Frank J. Rybicki and Stephen Ledbetter

    3. Chapter 7

      Echocardiography (pages 73–88)

      Benjamin A. Kohl, John G. Augoustides and Albert T. Cheung

  3. Part III: Strategies for Intra-Operative Management and Neurologic Protection

    1. Chapter 12

      Monitoring the Brain: Transcranial Doppler (pages 128–134)

      Harvey L. Edmonds, Mary H. Thomas, Brian L. Ganzel and Erle H. Austin

  4. Part IV: Options for Aortic Repair

    1. Chapter 24

      Surgical Adhesives (pages 241–246)

      Scott A. LeMaire, Stacey A. Carter and Joseph S. Coselli

  5. Part V: Surgical Treatment of Specific Problems

    1. Chapter 28

      Degenerative Aneurysms (pages 283–296)

      John Bozinovski, Scott A. LeMaire and Joseph S. Coselli

    2. Chapter 29

      Trauma (pages 297–306)

      Matthew J. Wall, Dawn E. Jaroszewski and Kenneth L. Mattox

    3. Chapter 32

      Resection for Malignancy (pages 328–334)

      Clemens Aigner, Marek Ehrlich, Walter Klepetko and Ernst Wolner

  6. Part VI: Neurological Complications

    1. Chapter 33

      Pathophysiology (pages 335–342)

      Christopher J. Barreiro and William A. Baumgartner

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