Chapter 5. Anesthesia for Valvular Heart Disease

  1. James A. DiNardo MD1 and
  2. David A. Zvara MD2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch5

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

DiNardo, J. A. and Zvara, D. A. (2007) Anesthesia for Valvular Heart Disease, in Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Co-Director of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Children's Hospital Bostan, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA

  2. 2

    Jay J. Jacoby Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, 410 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153638

Online ISBN: 9780470692288



  • anesthesia;
  • heart disease;
  • surgery;
  • premedication;
  • blood products


This chapter contains section titled:

  • General considerations

  • The aortic valve

  • The mitral valve

  • The tricuspid valve

  • The pulmonary valve

  • Multiple valve lesions

  • Previously undiagnosed valve disease found during CABG

  • Alternatives to surgical repair

  • Suggested reading