Edited by Cernaianu, Aurel C.; Edited by Delrossi, Anthony J.
Mechanical Valves and the Small Aortic Annulus: Replacement Versus Root Enlargement (D.B. Doty). Valve Repair in Acquired Heart Disease (R.B Karp). Valve Surgery Combined with Myocardial Revascularization (P. M. McCarthy). Failed PTCA: Myocardial Protection and Surgical Management in the Catheterization Laboratory (T.J. Gardner). Treatment of Acute Thoracic Aortic Dissections (J.D. Galla, R.B. Griepp). Coarction of the Aorta: Surgical Technique and Controversies (R.B. Karp). Selection of Conduits for Primary and Redo Operations (J.L. Ochsner). Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Aortic Stenosis (D.B. Doty). Surgical and Bioengineering Advances in the Treatment of Life Threatening Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias (A.H. Harken et al.). Less Heparin for Cardiopulmunary Bypass (L.K. von Segesser et al.). Blood Conservation in Cardiac Surgery (J.W. Hammon, Jr.). Patient Selection Criteria for Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement (M.C. Oz et al.). Support of the Failing Heart by Mechanical Devices (W.W.C. DeVries). ECMO in the 1990s (S.C. Faulkner). Radiofrequency Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia (J.M. Craney). Update in Internal Cardioverter Defibrillators (J.A. Purcell). Hemodynamics in Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit: The Nursing Prospective (M.E. Kern). 4 additional articles. Index.