This book is in good condition, and exhibits no damage to the exterior, spine, and binding, and no staining or creasing to any of the pages. Written on the inside cover is the name of a previous owner which has been crossed out. Both are written in biro pen. On page five of the book, a new paragraph of text has been attached to the bottom right hand section. The source of this is unknown.
'Reoperations In Cardiac Surgery' has been written for both the surgeon with as yet limited experience of cardiac re operations as well as the experienced surgeon wishing to inform himself on less common complications and the technical aspects of reoperations.
The book has been written by acknowledged experts on the subject and is divided into three sections: General Aspects, Congenital Heart Disease, and Acquired Heart Disease.
Contributors to the book describe the techniques which have, over the years, given them the best results and also provide information about diagnostic methods and problems, as well as late complications, indications for reoperation, and optimal timing of reoperations. Details of surgical techniques are emphasised.