Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine emphasizes all aspects of this broad and important area and is the definitive textbook for anybody involved in the perioperative care of liver patients. The book is divided into three sections: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine. The anesthesiology section contains information about liver transplantation and other liver surgeries and provides detailed practical direction and concise background information of all aspects of the anesthetic management of these patients based on the most recent evidence. The critical care section describes basic critical care management as it relates to liver surgical patients and addresses specific postoperative issues relevant for liver resection and liver transplant patients. The book combines practical guidance to the perioperative management with extensive background and clinical evidence to allow the reader gain an in –depth understanding of this complex and fascinating topic.
Gebhard Wagener, MD is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center, Director, Vascular Anesthesia Division, Member Division of Critical Care Anesthesia
From the reviews:
“The definitive resource for anesthesiologists and critical care physicians who provide perioperative care for the patient with liver disease.” (Ravindea Alok Gupta, Anesthesiology, Vol. 121 (1), July, 2014)
“This is a comprehensive review of every aspect of liver transplant anesthesiology and associated critical care medicine. … The book is directed at anesthesiology and critical care attending physicians who provide care to liver patients. It should serve as the major reference on liver transplantation for fellows training in liver transplant anesthesia or in critical care. … It should also be available in every major medical library as a resource for anyone with an interest in any aspect of this field.” (Michael F. O’Connor, Doody's Book Reviews, April, 2013)