Answering the demand for acomprehensive, all-purpose volume focusing on the challenging needs of pediatric patients, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients summarizes a wealth of knowledge on the mechanical devices, clinical management, alternative applications, and future directions in the specialized field of pediatric critical care.
Condensed advice from experts on the shelf offers guidance in critical intensive care settings!
Combining clinical aspects with the latest experimental results, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients
Authored by nearly 40 internationally recognized experts and containing over 500 literature references, drawings, photographs, and tables, Mechanical Support for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Patients is an invaluable reference for cardiologists and pediatric cardiologists, intensivists, cardiac surgeons, pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, general pediatricians, nursing personnel, perfusionists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
From the foreword…
This remarkable book…beautifully assembled and edited by Brian Duncan pleads the case for the importance of cardiac assist devices for the neonate, infant, and child….The differences are in fact legion and are beautifully presented in this book. Dr. Duncan has brought together many of the leading figures in the field.
"-Richard A. Jonas, M.D.
William E. Ladd Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital
"…a comprehensive book that assembles a good deal of knowledge on cardiac assist devices….
…an excellent reference for practical aspects and current knowledge related to circulatory support in children.
"- Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals
…a single source of information on the state-of-the-art of mechanical circulatory support in the pediatric population.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Children with Cardiac Disease,
Brian W. Duncan
Centrifugal Pump Ventricular Assist Device in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery,
Tom R. Karl and Stephen B. Horton
Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation for Children with Cardiac Disease,
John A. Hawkins and L. LuAnn Minich
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Versus Ventricular Assist Device Support for Children with Cardiac Disease,
Brian W. Duncan
Intensive Care Management of Cardiac Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation,
David L. Wessel, Melvin C. Almodovar, and Peter C. Laussen
Nursing Management for Children with Cardiac Disease on Mechanical Circulatory Support,
Paula J. Moynihan, Dorothy M. Beke, Kim Reiser, and Patricia A. Hickey
Management of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator Circuit for Children with Cardiac Disease,
Lynne K. Bower
Management of the Ventricular Assist Device Circuit for Pediatric Cardiac Patients,
David M. Farrell, Robert A. LaPierre, Robert J. Howe, and Gregory S. Matte
Use of Rapid Deployment Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for the Resuscitation of Children with Cardiac Disease after Cardiac Arrest,
Brian W. Duncan
The Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in the Treatment of Myocarditis and Cardiomyopathy,
Long-Term Follow-Up of Children with Cardiac Disease Requiring Mechanical Circulatory Support,
Andra E. Ibrahim and Brian W. Duncan
The Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation,
Emile A. Bacha, Patricia O'Brien, Leslie Smoot, and Pedro J. del Nido
The Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Cardiac Support in Children with Non-Cardiac Disease,
Caroline Killick and Allan Goldman
The Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Perioperative Support in Pediatric Lung Transplantation Patients,
Jill Ibrahim, Eric N. Mendeloff, and Charles B. Huddleston
The Use of the HeartMate Left Ventricular Assist Device in Children,
David N. Helman, Mehmet C. Oz, and Mark E. Galantowicz
Clinical Applications in Children of the Medos Ventricular Assist Device,
Wolfgang F. Konertz
The Use of the Berlin Heart in Children,
Vladimir Alexi-Meskishvili, Roland Hetzer, Yuguo Weng, Brigitte Stiller, Matthias Loebe, and Evgenij Potapov
Experimental Development of the Medos-HIA Ventricular Assist Device in Children,
Development of the Nimbus/University of Pittsburgh Pediatric Rotary Blood Pump,
Harvey S. Borovetz, Mahendar Macha, Marina V. Kameneva, Bartley P. Griffith, Philip Litwak, Kenneth C. Butler, Timothy R. Maher, Lynn P. Taylor, and Douglas C. Thomas
Myocardial Remodeling and Thyroid Regulation in the Developing Heart During Mechanical Circulatory Support,
Michael A. Portman