Cardiothoracic Anesthesia is a sub department of anesthesia which specifically deals with the heart or chest/lung related pain diseases. This department deals with the postoperative, intraoperative, and preoperative care of adult patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery. It is a subspecialty of medical practice under the department of anesthesia.
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia plays a key role in coronary artery bypass surgery, heart valve surgery, heart transplants, lung transplants, heart/lung transplants, congenital heart surgery, etc. As these surgeries are complex in nature, extra training is required for cardiothoracic anesthesiology consultants to acquire the skills needed. Besides these, Cardiac anesthesia plays a key role in non-cardiac surgeries if the patient has cardiac complications.
Related Journals of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research, Analgesia & Resuscitation: Current Research, Journal of Patient Care, Journal of Pain & Relief, Journal of Intensive and Critical Care, Journal of Pain Management & Medicine, Journal of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, Seminars In Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, The Egyptian Journal of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Annals of Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, British Journal of Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.