Cardiovascular physiology and disease
Quantification of heart rate variability with power spectral analysis
Cardiac electrophysiology, electrocardiography, cardiac arrhythmias and pacemakers
Perioperative assessment of the patient with cardiovascular disease undergoing non-cardiac surgery
Hemodynamic monitoring
Aortic reconstructive surgery
Anesthesia management for carotid endarterectomy
Valvular and congenital heart disease
Cardiac anaesthesia
Advantages and dangers of hemodilution in cardiac disease
Improvement of anticoagulation during open-heart surgery
Cellular and organ dysfunction following cardiopulmonary bypass
Perspectives on intraoperative myocardial protection
Neurologic complications of cardiac anesthesia and surgery
Perioperative myocardial ischemia in patients undergoing myocardial revascularization
Anaesthesia for heart-lung and lung transplantation
Anesthesia for congenital heart surgery
Recent developments in anesthesia for myocardial revascularization
Transoesophageal echocardiography in cardiac anaesthesia
Cardiovascular pharmacology
Vascular endothelium
Vasodilators (including angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and coronary dilators)
Inotropic drugs, calcium, phosphodiesterase inhibitors
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and anaesthesia
Calcium antagonists and anaesthesia
Cardiovascular effects of anesthetic drugs
Strange bedfellows
Autonomic nervous system
Contents
Cardiovascular physiology and disease
Cardiac anaesthesia
Cardiovascular pharmacology
Index to subjects