Table of Contents

Applied anatomy of the aorta.
Acute aortic syndrome.
Preoperative cardiac evaluation before aortic surgery.
Role of echocardiography in aortic surgery.
Operative techniques in surgery of the proximal thoracic aorta and aortic arch.
Anesthesia for surgery of the ascending aorta and aortic arch.
Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
Cerebral monitoring during aortic surgery.
Understanding open repair of the descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta.
Anesthesia for descending aortic surgery.
Spinal cord protection strategies.
Understanding endovascular aortic surgery: Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysmal disease.
Anesthesia for endovascular aortic surgery.
Anesthesia for open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Renal protection strategies.
Comprehansive management of patients with traumatic aortic injury.
Anesthesia for adult congenital aortic surgery.
Atherosclerosis of the aorta and prevention of neurological dysfunction after cardiac surgery.
Postoperative care after aortic surgery.