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  • The Beat of Life

    A surgeon reveals the secrets of the heart

    by Reinhard Friedl and 2 more

    The heart is our most important organ and perhaps our most mysterious. Every day it pumps 9000 litres of blood and beats around 100,000 times.But the heart is more than just a pump. In all major human cultures, it is seen as the source of love, sympathy, joy, courage, strength and wisdom. Why is this so?Having witnessed the extraordinary complexity and unpredictability of human hearts in the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Knife’s Edge: The Heart and Mind of a Cardiac Surgeon

    by Stephen Westaby

    A TIMES BEST BOOK OF 2019An intimate and compelling exploration into the unique psyche of the heart surgeon, by one of the profession’s most eminent figures.Although Professor Stephen Westaby was born with the necessary coordination and manual dexterity, it was a head trauma sustained during university that gifted him the qualities of an exceptional heart surgeon: qualities that are frequently ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Blood On My Hands - A Surgeon At War

    by Craig Jurisevic

    An Australian surgeon's extraordinary story of courage and conflict. ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

    by Stephen Westaby

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY PRIZETHE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE BMA PRESIDENT’S AWARD 2017An incredible memoir from one of the world’s most eminent heart surgeons, recalling some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he’s worked on.Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon’s shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away.The balance between life and death is so delicate, ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Operative Dictations in General and Vascular Surgery

    by Jamal J. Hoballah and 2 more

    This text is a fully updated and revised third edition of a highly successful text. The format of this text is unique and has been very successful. A total of 286 short chapters organized into 24 Sections provide operative dictation templates for all of the common and the vast majority of the uncommon and even rare operations performed by general and vascular surgeons. Each chapter also provides a ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Essential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA

    by Ali Khavandi

    series Oxford Higher Specialty Training
    As the first revision text aimed specifically at the Knowledge-Based Assessment, Essential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA is the cornerstone of your revision for this new and compulsory examination. Each chapter exactly maps the core cardiology training curriculum, giving measurable assurance that you are getting the information you need to pass. Each chapter is written by a senior cardiology ... Read more

    $159.05 AUD

  • The Matter of the Heart

    A History of the Heart in Eleven Operations

    by Thomas Morris

    'Thrilling... The “dizzying” story of heart surgery is every bit as important as that of the nuclear, computer or rocket ages. And now it has been given the history it deserves' James McConnachie, Sunday TimesFor thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ too complex to touch, let alone operate on. Then, in the late nineteenth century, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    by Julie Ann Freischlag and 5 more

    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is an essential reference for physicians involved in the diagnosis, referral and treatment of the condition. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is made up of a constellation of problems resulting from pathology at the thoracic outlet in the neck. Busy specialty practice see multiple affected patients in every clinic, however TOS can often be difficult to diagnosis. This book ... Read more

    $242.10 AUD

  • Endovascular Skills

    Guidewire and Catheter Skills for Endovascular Surgery, Fourth Edition

    by Peter Schneider

    Since the first edition of this text was published, endovascular technique has become a mainstay of vascular care, treating disease that would have previously required open surgery. This book provides a step-by-step approach to endovascular intervention and aims to assist clinicians in the development and refinement of skills that are now essential ... Read more

    $267.95 AUD

  • Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease

    by Pierre C. Wong and 1 more

    Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease represents a unique contribution as the only contemporary reference to focus exclusively on the clinical applications of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in congenital heart disease (CHD). Written by numerous prominent specialists and renowned leaders in the field, it presents a comprehensive, modern, and integrated review of the ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD

  • Heart Failure in Congenital Heart Disease:

    From Fetus to Adult

    by Robert. E Shaddy

    This book will provide both an evidence base and practical recommendations for the treatment of patients with congenital heart disease. It will be a resource to all health care providers who care for patients with congenital heart disease, including pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists, pediatric heart surgeons, fetal specialists, maternal fetal medicine specialists, neonatologists, ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • What is hypoparathyroidism?

    Don't overlook your symptoms, learn more about hypopara

    by Hypopara Answers

    Hypoparathyroidism (hypopara) is a rare disorder, where the body doesn’t produce enough, or any, parathyroid hormone, resulting in blood calcium levels below the normal range. This can cause a number of different symptoms, which can be serious if left untreated. This eBook aims to provide readers with a basic understanding of hypopara and raise awareness of the symptoms associated with it. Further ... Read more


  • Rotary Blood Pumps

    New Developments and Current Applications

    by Hikaru Matsuda

    Rotary blood pumps increasingly are being used in open heart surgery and in assisted circulation for patients with heart disease. These rotary devices include vortex (centrifugal) and axial pumps, which can be utilized in conditions where the use of conventional pulsatile pumps would entail problems of cost and size. Rapid progress is now being made in developing new devices for controlling blood ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

    by Thanos Athanasiou and 2 more

    Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology represents a comprehensive reference text accessible to the surgeon embarking on an academic career. Key themes emphasize and summarize the text. Four key elements are covered, i.e. Surgical Research, Research Methodology, Practical Problems and Solutions on Research as well as Recent Developments and Future Prospects in Surgical Research and ... Read more

    $404.13 AUD

  • Anästhesie und Intensivmedizin in Herz-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie

    by Reinhard Larsen

    Der Band bietet eine Anleitung zum anästhesiologischen und intensivmedizinischen Management in der Herz-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie und bereitet Anästhesisten und Intensivmediziner zugleich auf besondere Situationen vor: Vorbereitung des Patienten, intra- und postoperative Überwachung des Patienten, Umgang mit der Herz-Lungen-Maschine, Reaktion auf Komplikationen. Die Inhalte sind klar ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD

  • Bronchial Branch Tracing

    by Noriaki Kurimoto and 1 more

    This book summarizes the branch tracing method for bronchoscopic diagnosis.Cytopathological and histopathological diagnoses are essential to making prognoses and selecting appropriate treatment for peripheral pulmonary lesions, notably lung cancer. In order to collect cell and tissue samples from peripheral pulmonary lesions for cytopathological and histopathological diagnoses, exfoliative ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD

  • Diseases of the Arterial Wall

    by Jean Bariety and 3 more

    $125.17 AUD

  • Practical Pediatric Cardiology

    Case-Based Management of Potential Pitfalls

    by Alan G. Magee and 2 more

    Heart disease in children has a number of diagnostic traps for the unwary, and all of us involved in the specialty have been caught at one time or another. For example, it is sometimes very difficult to differentiate between respiratory and cardiac disease in infants and between neurological and cardiac conditions in older children, and the consequences of taking the wrong path can be significant. ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD

  • Progress in Fibrin Sealing

    by Hans-Werner Waclawiczek

    $152.12 AUD

  • Oxford Desk Reference: Cardiology

    by Hung-Fat Tse and 2 more

    series Oxford Desk Reference Series
    This comprehensive reference provides easy access to information on the fundamental and practical aspects of modern cardiological practice, covering emerging fields and high technology, and dispensing practical clinical wisdom. Written in an approachable style, and using a quick-reference layout, the Oxford Desk Reference is perfect for the busy clinician requiring a diversity of information ... Read more

    $207.34 AUD

  • Vascular CT Angiography Manual

    by Robert Pelberg and 1 more

    Despite the exponential growth in the use of peripheral CTA in the diagnosis and follow-up of vascular disease patients, practical sources from which to gain valuable expertise in this field remain scarce. There is becoming a great need for experts in the field of peripheral CTA, yet learning this imaging modality may be intimidating and time consuming. Very few if any, small, concise and portable ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Heart Failure in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    by Lorna Swan and 1 more

    series Congenital Heart Disease in Adolescents and Adults
    This book sheds new light on the diagnosis and treatment of Heart Failure in adult patients with congenital heart disease. This is a rapidly growing clinical issue for this group of patients and the clinical teams caring for them. The book highlights the major clinical dilemmas in diagnosing heart failure in patients with a lifelong cardiac condition and describes in details the utility of ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass

    by Masami Ochi and 2 more

    This book is a valuable resource on the subject of off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery, which has recently been developed as a promising technique for reducing surgical damage to patients.Because of the increasing number of older patients who are candidates for a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) operation, less-invasive surgeries are becoming a priority all over the world. Despite ... Read more

    $170.16 AUD

  • Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Diagnosis and Treatment

    by Nobutoshi Ando

    Esophageal cancer causes an estimated 386,000 deaths worldwide and is the sixth most common cause of death for men. The background characteristics of esophageal cancer treatment are markedly different between Asian and Western countries, however. In tumor histology, squamous cell carcinoma associated with smoking and alcohol consumption is overwhelmingly prevalent in Asia, whereas adenocarcinoma ... Read more

    $143.10 AUD