By Audrey Smith PhD, FIBMS, Roxane McKay MD, FRCS, FRCSC (auth.)
Developed to combine cardiac anatomy with surgical fix via reviewing person center defects inside an easy-to-follow reference structure, A useful Atlas of Congenital center Disease is designed to permit the reader to envision a congenitally malformed middle whereas bearing on its anatomic and surgical description on a unmarried web page unfold.
Simple line drawings are used to spot the diagnostic anatomic positive factors and to stress very important surgical landmarks, permitting readers to tell apart the infinitely variable morphology in medical perform. The anatomic pathologist also will achieve an realizing of surgical upkeep of postoperative hearts. For nearly each malformation, the placement of the really expert conduction tissue is indicated.
The booklet presents examples of malformations and the proper surgical issues, reflecting medical perform: anatomical specimens are proven within the anatomical place, whereas the surgical figures are proven as they might be noticeable operatively. this allows the reader to perform psychological imaging of the morphologic and spatial relationships which are imperative to congenital center surgical procedure. furthermore, a number of the illustrated circumstances and morphology offered in those pages are themselves infrequent and infrequently distinctive examples of specific congenital center malformations.