Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures


Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures, 5e

Edited by Richard A. Jaffe

Anaesthesiology, Medical
  • Hardback
  • 9781451176605
  • June 2014
  • 1720 pages
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Anesthesiologists Manual of Surgical Procedures, 5e is your top-to-bottom guide to anesthetic technique, containing everything you need to know for effective perioperative management of patients. With so many moving variables before, during, and after surgery, it’s crucial to understand the best practices for successful anesthetic care. This instructive text accounts for each variable immaculately, presenting all anesthetic considerations in a clear, templated format, detailing each treatment option then refining and summarizing all courses of action in easy-to-read tables.  If you’re an anesthesiologist, anesthesia resident, or CRNA, this new Fifth Edition will guide you through all operative scenarios and ensure the highest standards of anesthetic practice.

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  • Each procedure covered from both the surgeon and anesthesiologist’s perspectives
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1.1 Intracranial Neurosurgery 
Surgeons: Gary K. Steinberg, Robert L. Dodd, Sayed A. Karim, Lawrence M. Shuer, Steven D. Chang
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Craniotomy for intracranial aneurysms 
Craniotomy for cerebral embolectomy 
Craniotomy for intracranial vascular malformations 
Craniotomy for extracranial-intracranial revascularization (EC-IC bypass) 
Craniotomy for tumor 
Considerations for awake craniotomy 
Craniotomy for skull tumor 
Craniotomy for trauma 
Microvascular decompression of cranial nerve 
Bifrontal craniotomy for csf leak 
Transoral or transnasal approach to the cervicomedullary junction and odontoid 
Transsphenoidal resection of pituitary tumor 
Ventricular shunt procedures 
Craniocervical decompression (Chiari malformation) 
Stereotactic neurosurgery 

1.2 Functional Neurosurgery 
Surgeons: Jaimie M. Henderson, Paul R. Gigante, Lawrence M. Shuer
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Functional neurosurgery—introduction: the surgical treatment of pain, movement disorders, and epilepsy 
Stereotactic procedures: deep brain stimulation, pallidotomy, and thalamotomy 
Surgical analgesics: spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal pumps, and cortical stimulation 
Vagus nerve stimulation 
Epilepsy surgery 
Surgery for spasticity
Percutaneous procedures for trigeminal neuralgia 
1.3 Spinal Neurosurgery 
Surgeons: Stephen I. Ryu, Lawrence M. Shuer
Anesthesiologists: Adam P. Brown, C. Philip Larson, Jr.
Anterior fusion/fixation of the upper cervical (C1-C2) spine 
Posterior fusion/fixation of the upper cervical spine 
Anterior fusion/fixation of the mid and lower cervical spine 
Posterior fusion/fixation of the mid and lower cervical spine 
Anterior cervicothoracic spine surgery 
Anesthetic considerations for cervical neurosurgical procedures 
Anterior thoracic spine surgery 
Posterior thoracic spine surgery 
Anterior lumbar/lumbosacral spine surgery 
Posterior lumbar spine surgery 
Posterior lumbar fusion and instrumentation 
Combined anterior and posterior instrumentation of the thoracic and lumbar spine 
Anesthetic considerations for thoracolumbar neurosurgical procedures 
1.4 Carotid Endarterectomy 
Surgeons: Gary K. Steinberg, Robert L. Dodd 
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Carotid endarterectomy 
Surgeons: Natalia F. Callaway, Darius M. Moshfeghi
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Cataract extraction with intraocular lens insertion 
Corneal transplant 
Ectropion repair 
Entropion repair 
Ptosis repair 
Eyelid reconstruction 
Pterygium excision 
Repair of ruptured or lacerated globe 
Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) 
Orbitotomy—anterior and lateral 
Retinal surgery 
Surgeons: Michael J. Kaplan, Edward J. Damrose, Nikolas H. Blevins, Robert K. Jackler, Peter H. Hwang, Sarmela T. Sunder, Sam P. Most, Willard E. Fee, Jr., Robert W. Riley, Nelson B. Powell, Donald M. Sesso 
Anesthesiologists: Vladimir Nekhendzy, Brett L. Miller, Michael W. Champeau
Introduction—surgeon’s perspective 
Introduction—anesthesiologist’s perspective 
Anesthetic management 
Tracheotomy/tracheostomy and cricothyroidotomy 
Intubation for epiglottitis 
Zenker’s diverticulectomy (open approach) 
Laryngeal framework surgery (thyroplasty, arytenoid adduction, injection laryngoplasty) 
Tracheal and cricotracheal resection 
Laryngectomy: partial and total 
Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy 
Maxillectomy and orbit exenteration 
Composite resection with marginal or segmental mandibulectomy (and neck dissection) 
Neck dissection 
Lymph node biopsy 
Parotidectomy: superficial, total, or radical 
Submandibular gland excision 
Endoscopic sinus surgery 
External sinus surgery 
Nasal surgery (rhinoplasty, septoplasty, septorhinoplasty) 
Facial plastic surgery 
Otology and neurotology 
Neurotological skull base surgery 
Reconstructive surgery for sleep-disordered breathing 
Surgeon: Stephen A. Schendel 
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Temporomandibular joint arthroscopy/arthrotomy 
Oral surgery 
Restorative dentistry 
Surgeons: Robert E. Merritt, Walter B. Cannon
Anesthesiologists: Vivek Kulkarni, Jay B. Brodsky
Introduction—surgeon’s perspective 
Lobectomy, pneumonectomy 
Wedge resection of lung lesion 
Chest-wall resection 
Repair of pectus excavatum or carinatum 
Drainage of empyema 
Tracheal resection 
Excision of mediastinal tumor 
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration 
Bronchoscopy—flexible and rigid 
Airway laser surgery 
Video-assisted thoracoscopy surgery (VATS) 
Excision of blebs or bullae 
Lung-volume reduction surgery 
Bronchopulmonary lavage 
Lung transplant 

6.1 Cardiac Surgery 
Surgeon: R. Scott Mitchell
Anesthesiologists: Linda E. Foppiano, Lawrence C. Siegel, Daryl Oakes
Cardiopulmonary bypass 
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery 
Left ventricular aneurysmectomy 
Aortic valve replacement 
Mitral valve repair or replacement 
Tricuspid valve repair 
Septal myectomy/myotomy 
Pacemaker insertion 
6.2 Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery 
Surgeons: James I. Fann, Clayton Kaiser
Anesthesiologist: Lawrence C. Siegel
Off-pump and minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting 
Port-access coronary revascularization 
Limited thoracotomy and port-access approaches to valve surgery 
Transcatheter valve replacement procedures 
6.3 Vascular Surgery 
Surgeons: James I. Fann, R. Scott Mitchell, Clayton Kaiser, Stephen T. Kee, Michael D. Dake 
Anesthesiologist: Pieter J. A. van der Starre
Carotid endarterectomy (vascular) 
Repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms 
Endovascular stent-grafting of aortic aneurysms 
Repair of acute aortic dissections 
Repair of aneurysms of the thoracoabdominal aorta 
Surgery of the abdominal aorta 
Infrainguinal arterial bypass 
Arterial embolectomy 
Lumbar sympathectomy 
Venous surgery—thrombectomy or vein excision 
Surgery for portal hypertension 
Arteriovenous access for hemodialysis 
Permanent vascular access 
Venous surgery—vein stripping and perforator ligation 
Varicose vein stripping and ablation 
6.4 Heart/Lung Transplantation 
Surgeons: Hari R. Mallidi, Bruce A. Reitz
Anesthesiologists: Daryl Oakes, Linda E. Foppiano
Surgery for heart transplantation 
Surgery for lung and heart/lung transplantation 
7.1 Esophageal Surgery 
Surgeons: Richard I. Whyte, Jeffrey A. Norton
Anesthesiologist: Vivek Kulkarni
Esophageal diverticulectomy 
Management of esophageal perforation 
Esophagogastric fundoplasty 
7.2 Stomach Surgery 
Surgeons: Dan Eisenberg, Myriam J. Curet, Sherry M. Wren, Maureen M. Tedesco
Anesthesiologists: Kevin A. Malott, Jay B. Brodsky, Jerry Ingrande
Gastric resections 
Gastric or duodenal perforation 
Operations for peptic ulcer disease 
Open operations for morbid obesity 
Gastrostomy placement 
7.3 Intestinal Surgery 
Surgeons: Jeffrey A. Norton, Harry A. Oberhelman 
Anesthesiologist: Kevin A. Malott
Open appendectomy 
Excision of Meckel’s diverticulum 
Continent ileostomy pouch (Kock)
Small-bowel resection with anastomosis 
Closure of enteric fistulae 
7.4 Colorectal Surgery 
Surgeons: Andrew A. Shelton, Carlos E. Pineda, Mark Lane Welton
Anesthesiologists: Clifford A. Schmiesing, Alimorad G. Djalali
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) 
Laparoscopic colorectal surgery 
Total proctocolectomy 
Segmental (partial) colectomy 
Stoma closure or peristomal hernia repair 
Operations for rectal prolapse 
Rectal surgery 
Anorectal surgery 
Surgery for anal fistulas 
Hemorrhoidectomy/stapled hemorrhoidopexy 
Operations for fecal incontinence 
7.5 Hepatic Surgery 
Surgeons: Samuel K. S. So, Harry A. Oberhelman
Anesthesiologist: Hendrikus J. M. Lemmens
Hepatic resection 
7.6 Biliary Tract Surgery 
Surgeon: C. Andrew Bonham
Anesthesiologist: Hendrikus J. M. Lemmens
Open cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration 
Biliary drainage procedures 
Excision of bile duct tumor 
Choledochal cyst excision or anastomosis 
Anesthetic considerations for biliary tract surgery 

7.7 Laparoscopic General Surgery 
Surgeons: Myriam J. Curet, Sherry M. Wren, Maureen M. Tedesco 
Anesthesiologists: Ruth M. Fanning, Clifford A. Schmiesing, Jay B. Brodsky, Jerry Ingrande, Brendan Carvalho
Laparoscopic repair of perforated peptic ulcer 
Laparoscopic esophageal fundoplication 
Laparoscopic Heller myotomy ± antireflux procedure 
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, ± common duct exploration 
Laparoscopic splenectomy 
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic bowel resection 
Laparoscopic appendectomy 
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair 
Laparoscopic bariatric surgery 
Anesthesia for laparoscopy in pregnancy 
7.8 Pancreatic Surgery 
Surgeon: Jeffrey A. Norton
Anesthesiologist: Martin S. Angst
Operative drainage for pancreatitis 
Drainage of pancreatic pseudocyst 
Longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy 
Whipple resection 
7.9 Peritoneal Surgery 
Surgeons: Jeffrey A. Norton, Harry A. Oberhelman 
Anesthesiologist: Martin S. Angst
Exploratory or staging laparotomy 
Excision of intraabdominal, retroperitoneal tumors 
Drainage of subphrenic abscess 
Inguinal herniorrhaphy 
Femoral herniorrhaphy 
Repair of incisional hernia 
Repair of abdominal dehiscence 
7.10 Breast Surgery 
Surgeons: Irene L. Wapnir, Stefanie S. Jeffrey
Anesthesiologist: Clifford A. Schmiesing
Breast biopsy 
Sentinel lymph node biopsy 
Breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy ± reconstruction 

7.11 Endocrine Surgery 
Surgeons: Julia Park, Dana T. Lin, Ralph S. Greco
Anesthesiologists: Sara Nikravan, Frederick G. Mihm
Excision of thyroglossal duct cyst 
7.12 Liver/Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation 
Surgeons: Amy E. Gallo, Marc L. Melcher, Dev M. Desai, Carlos O. Esquivel
Anesthesiologists: Timothy Angelotti, Hendrikus J. M. Lemmens
Kidney transplantation—cadaveric and live-donor 
Cadaveric kidney/pancreas transplantation 
Live-donor nephrectomy—laparoscopic and open 
Kidney transplant nephrectomy 
Liver transplantation 
Living-donor liver transplantation 
Multiorgan procurement 
7.13 Trauma Surgery 
Surgeons: Daniel J. Riskin, David A. Spain, Ronald Jou
Anesthesiologist: Charles C. Hill
Initial assessment and airway management for trauma surgery 
Emergency tube thoracostomy 
Emergency department thoracotomy 
Exploratory surgery for neck trauma 
Anesthetic considerations for neck trauma surgery 
Chest trauma: pericardial window, release of tamponade, repair of cardiac laceration 
Chest trauma: repair of great vessels 
Chest trauma: pneumonectomy, lobectomy, repair of tracheobronchial injury 
Abdominal trauma: damage control 
Abdominal trauma: hepatic and splenic injuries 
Abdominal trauma: vascular injuries 
Pediatric trauma 
8.1 Gynecologic Oncology 
Surgeons: Gina Westhoff, Nelson N. Teng
Anesthesiologist: Clifford A. Schmiesing
Staging laparotomy for ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer 
Interval, secondary cytoreductive, and second look assessment laparotomy 
Radical vulvectomy 
Conization of the cervix
Anesthetic considerations for laser therapy to vulva, vagina, cervix 
Suction curettage for gestational trophoblastic disease 
Pelvic exenteration 
Exploratory laparotomy or laparoscopy, hysterectomy/bso for uterine cancer 
Radical hysterectomy 
Robotic-assisted laparoscopy and surgery in gynecologic oncology 
Interstitial perineal implants 
8.2 Gynecology/Infertility Surgery 
Surgeons: Bertha Chen, Eva D. Littman, Amin A. Milki, Lynn M. Westphal, Brooke E. Friedman
Anesthesiologist: Clifford A. Schmiesing
Dilatation and curettage (D&C) 
Therapeutic abortion, dilatation, and evacuation (D&E) 
Pelvic laparotomy 
Transvaginal oocyte retrieval (TVOR) 
Infertility operations/assisted reproductive technologies 
Hysterectomy—vaginal, abdominal, laparoscopic or robotic 
Operations for pelvic organ prolapse: anterior and posterior colporrhaphy, enterocele repair, sacrospinous ligament vaginal vault suspension, uterosacral ligament     vaginal vault suspension, sacrocolpopexy 
Operations for stress urinary incontinence 
8.3 Obstetric Surgery 
Surgeons: M. Mark Taslimi, Yasser Y. El-Sayed
Anesthesiologists: Brendan Carvalho, Lee Coleman
Cesarean section—lower segment and classic 
Medical and surgical management of postpartum hemorrhage 
Repair of uterine rupture 
Postpartum tubal ligation 
Repair of vaginal/cervical lacerations 
Cervical cerclage—elective and emergent 
Removal of retained placenta 
Management of uterine inversion 
8.4 Laparoscopic Procedures for Gynecologic Surgery 
Surgeons: Camran R. Nezhat, Jacqualin Miller, Amanda Stevens, Chandhana Paka, Elizabeth Buescher, M. Ali Parsa
Anesthesiologist: Clifford A. Schmiesing
Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis 
Laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy or adnexal mass 
Laparoscopic myomectomy 
Laparoscopic hysterectomy 
Laparoscopic surgery for vaginal vault suspension 
Surgeons: Harcharan S. Gill, Benjamin Chung
Anesthesiologist: Ronald G. Pearl
Diagnostic transurethral (endoscopic) procedures 
Therapeutic transurethral procedures (except TURP) 
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) 
Open prostate operations 
Operations on the renal pelvis and upper ureter 
Open bladder operations (other than cystectomy) 
Inguinal operations 
Penile operations 
Scrotal operations 
Perineal operations 
Vaginal operations 
Special considerations for robotic-assisted laparoscopic procedures 
10.1 Hand Surgery 
Surgeons: Vincent R. Hentz, Kimberley Wirsing
Anesthesiologist: Lindsey Vokach-Brodsky
Darrach procedure 
Dorsal stabilization and extensor synovectomy of the rheumatoid wrist 
Metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint arthroplasty and arthrodesis 
Arthrodesis of the wrist 
Total wrist replacement 
Thumb carpometacarpal joint fusion/arthroplasty/stabilization 
Excision of ganglion of the wrist 
Palmar and digital fasciectomy 
Repair of lacerated tendons/nerves 
Wrist arthroscopy/repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears 
Carpal tunnel release 
Fixation of fractures and dislocations of the wrist and hand 
Digit and hand replantation 
10.2 Shoulder/Arm Surgery 
Surgeons: Amy L. Ladd, Andrew C. Karich, Emilie V. Cheung
Anesthesiologist: Lindsey Vokach-Brodsky
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery 
Surgery for acromial impingement, rotator cuff tears, and acromioclavicular joint arthritis 
Surgery for shoulder instability 
Glenohumeral shoulder arthroplasty
Shoulder girdle procedures
Brachial plexus surgery 
Arm surgery 
10.3 Spine Surgery 
Surgeons: Eugene J. Carragee, Ivan Cheng, Nima Salari
Anesthesiologists: Adam P. Brown, C. Philip Larson, Jr.
Minimally invasive posterior lumbar discectomy (microdiscectomy) 
Minimally invasive anterior lumbar interbody fusion through a transpsoas approach 
Spinal reconstruction and fusion—thoracic and thoracolumbar spine 
Spinal reconstruction and fusion—lumbosacral spine 
Spinal reconstruction and fusion—cervical spine 
10.4 Hip, Pelvis, Upper Leg Surgery 
Surgeons: James I. Huddleston, Michael J. Bellino, Stuart B. Goodman
Anesthesiologists: Frederick G. Mihm, Pedro P. Tanaka
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of pelvis or acetabulum 
Closed reduction and external fixation of the pelvis 
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of acetabulum fractures 
Osteotomy and bone graft augmentation of the pelvis 
Arthrodesis of the sacroiliac joint 
Amputations about the hip and pelvis: disarticulation of the hip and hindquarter amputation 
Arthroplasty of the hip 
Arthrodesis of the hip 
Synovectomy of the hip
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of proximal femoral fractures (femoral neck, intertrochanteric, subtrochanteric fractures) 
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of distal femur fractures 
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of the femoral shaft with plate 
Intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft 
Repair of nonunion/malunion of proximal third of femur, proximal femoral osteotomy for osteoarthritis 
Closed reduction and external fixation of femur 
10.5 Knee Surgery 
Surgeons: James I. Huddleston, John J. Csongradi, Stuart B. Goodman
Anesthesiologists: Frederick G. Mihm, Pedro P. Tanaka
Arthroplasty of the knee 
Arthrodesis of the knee 
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of patellar fractures 
Repair or reconstruction of knee ligaments 
Patellar realignment 
Arthroscopy of the knee 
Knee arthrotomy 
Repair of tendons—knee and leg 
10.6 Lower Leg, Ankle, Foot, and Other Lower-Extremity Procedures 
Surgeon: John J. Csongradi
Anesthesiologists: Frederick G. Mihm, Pedro P. Tanaka
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of the tibial plateau fracture 
Intramedullary nailing, tibia 
External fixation, tibia 
Open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of distal tibia, ankle, and foot fractures 
Repair nonunion/malunion, tibia 
Arthroscopy of the ankle 
Ankle arthrotomy 
Ankle arthrodesis 
Repair/reconstruction of ankle ligaments 
Amputation through ankle (syme) 
Amputation, transmetatarsal 
Lengthening or transfer of tendons, ankle, and foot 
Amputation above the knee 
Amputation below the knee 
Fasciotomy of the thigh
Fasciotomy of the leg 
Biopsy, leg and foot 
Biopsy or drainage of abscess/excision of tumor 
11.1 Facial Cosmetic Surgery 
Surgeons: Thomas S. Satterwhite, David M. Kahn
Anesthesiologist: Vanila Singh
Introduction to cosmetic facial surgery 
Facelift and necklift 
Browlift and blepharoplasty 
Facial laser resurfacing 
11.2 Nonfacial Aesthetic Surgery 
Surgeons: Thomas S. Satterwhite, David M. Kahn, George W. Commons
Anesthesiologists: Vanila Singh, Bruce D. Halperin
Augmentation mammoplasty 
Reduction mammoplasty 
Mastopexy/breast lift
Body lifts 
11.3 Craniofacial Surgery 
Surgeon: Stephen A. Schendel
Anesthesiologist: Richard A. Jaffe
Repair of facial fractures 
Lefort osteotomies 
Mandibular osteotomies/genioplasty 
11.4 Functional Restoration 
Surgeons: James Chang, David M. Kahn
Anesthesiologist: Vanila Singh
Microsurgery-free-flap reconstruction 
Breast surgery—introduction 
Breast reconstruction 
Chest wall reconstruction 
Pressure sore reconstruction 
11.5 Burn Surgery 
Surgeon: Kenneth K. Yim
Anesthesiologist: Melissa T. Berhow
Free skin graft for burn wound (with tangential excision, excision to fascia, or debridement) 
12.1 Pediatric Neurosurgery 
Surgeons: Michael Edwards, Sam Cheshier
Anesthesiologists: Michael I. Chen, William W. Feaster
Craniofacial surgery 
Closure of myelomeningocele 
Surgical correction of occult spinal dysraphism 
Craniotomy for vein of galen malformation 
Ventriculoscopy and third ventriculostomy 
Pediatric brain arteriovenous malformations (AVM) 
12.2 Pediatric Ophthalmic Surgery 
Surgeons: D. M. Alcorn, Natalia F. Callaway, Darius M. Moshfeghi
Anesthesiologist: Julie Williamson
Strabismus surgery 
Pediatric vitreoretinal surgery 
12.3 Pediatric Otolaryngology 
Surgeons: Anna H. Messner, Kevin Huoh
Anesthesiologists: Sam Mireles, Ellen Wang, Gregory B. Hammer
Myringotomy and tympanostomy tube placement 
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 
Laryngoscopy, supraglottoplasty, excision of laryngeal lesions 
Removal of branchial cleft cyst or thyroglossal duct cyst 
Incision/drainage of deep neck abscess 
Laryngotracheal reconstruction, cricotracheal resection, laryngotracheoplasty 
Choanal atresia repair 
Pediatric tracheostomy 
12.4 Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery 
Surgeons: Katsuhide Maeda, V. Mohan Reddy, Frank L. Hanley
Anesthesiologists: Claudia Benkwitz, Komal Kamra, M. Gail Boltz, Chandra Ramamoorthy
Surgery for atrial septal defect (ostium secundum) 
Surgery for atrioventricular canal defect 
Surgery for ventricular septal defect 
Surgery for patent ductus arteriosus 
Surgery for coarctation of the aorta 
Surgery for tetralogy of fallot 
Surgery for total anomalous pulmonary venous connection 
Surgery for complete transposition of the great arteries 
Surgery for truncus arteriosus 
Surgery for tricuspid atresia 
Surgery for double-outlet right ventricle 
Surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome 
12.5 Pediatric General Surgery 
Surgeons: James Wall, Craig Albanese
Anesthesiologists: Rebecca E. Claure, Brenda Golianu, Gregory B. Hammer
Resection of cystic hygroma, branchial cleft cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, or other cervical mass 
Esophagus-foreign body removal and dilation 
Repair of tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia 
Mediastinal mass—biopsy or resection 
Neonatal lung resection 
Drainage of empyema 
Repair of pectus excavatum/carinatum 
Esophageal replacement, colon interposition 
Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia 
Pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis 
Abdominal tumor: resection of neuroblastoma, Wilms’ tumor, hepatic tumors 
Laparotomy for intestinal perforation, necrotizing enterocolitis 
Repair of biliary atresia and choledochal cysts 
Repair of abdominal wall defects: omphalocele/gastroschisis 
Pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease 
Pull-through for imperforate anus, cloaca 
Repair of inguinal & umbilical hernias, hydrocele 
Surgery for the undescended testicle 
Resection of sacrococcygeal teratoma
Anesthesia for minimally invasive surgery in pediatric patients 
Ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure 
Pediatric bariatric surgery
12.6 Pediatric Urology 
Surgeons: Philip Barbosa, Linda M. Dairiki Shortliffe
Anesthesiologists: Imad M. Yamout, Anita Honkanen
Kidney and upper urinary tract operations 
Transurethral procedures 
Open bladder operations 
Bladder augmentation 
Penile surgery 
Genital procedures (clitoroplasty, vaginoplasty, urethroplasty) 
Inguinoscrotal procedures 
Laparoscopic procedures 
Robotic-assisted procedures 
Stone procedures
12.7 Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 
Surgeons: James G. Gamble, Amy L. Ladd
Anesthesiologists: Genevieve D’Souza, Brenda Golianu, R. J. Ramamurthi
Percutaneous pinning of displaced supracondylar humerus fracture 
Closed or open reduction of displaced lateral condyle humerus fracture
Aspiration and injection of unicameral bone cyst 
Release for torticollis 
Pollicization of a finger
Syndactyly repair
Posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion 
Anterior spinal fusion for scoliosis 
Pelvic osteotomy 
Acetabular augmentation (shelf) & Chiari osteotomy 
Ober fasciotomy, Yount-Ober release
Hip, open reduction & femoral shortening 
Adductor release or transfer, psoas release 
Pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) 
Flexible intramedullary nailing of long-bone fractures 
Proximal femoral osteotomy 
Sofield procedure
Limb lengthening
Patellar realignment 
Tendon transfer, lengthening (posterior tibial) 
Triple arthrodesis and grice procedure (extra-articular subtalar arthrodesis) 
Surgical correction of clubfoot 
Surgery for epidermolysis bullosa 
12.8 Surgery for Craniofacial Malformations 
Surgeon: Stephen A. Schendel
Anesthesiologists: Nai Yi Sun, Mary Laughlin, Louise Furukawa
Surgical correction of craniosynostosis 
Major secondary craniofacial surgical procedures 
Cleft lip repair—unilateral/bilateral 
Alveolar cleft repair with bone graft 
Secondary cleft lip/nasal surgery 
12.9 Pediatric Transplantation 
Surgeons: Waldo Concepcion, Amy E. Gallo
Anesthesiologists: Julianne Mendoza, Louise Furukawa, Gregory B. Hammer
Pediatric renal transplantation 
Pediatric liver transplantation 
13.1 Out-of-Operating Room Procedures—Adult
Surgeons: Charles DeBattista, L. Bing Liem, Michael P. Marks, Stephen T. Kee, Daniel Y. Sze
Anesthesiologists: John Brock-Utne, Richard A. Jaffe
Anesthesia for out-of-operating room procedures 
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) 
Interventional neuroradiology 
Direct current (DC) cardioversion 
Implantation of cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) 
Extraction of pacemaker (PM) and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) leads 
Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation 
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) 
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) 
Imaging and image-guided procedures 
Tracheobronchial stenting 
Radiofrequency ablation of tumors 
Irreversible electroporation (IRE ablation) 
13.2 Out-of-Operating Room Procedures—Pediatric 
Procedural Specialists: Claudia Mueller, Bill Berquist, Sarah S. Donaldson, Anne M. Dubin, Jeffrey A. Feinstein, Gary E. Hartman, Susan Hiniker, Neyssa Marina, Stanton B. Perry, Kalyani R. Trivedi, Ann Ming Yeh
Anesthesiologists: Komal Kamra, Rebecca E. Claure, Brenda Golianu, Manchula Navaratnam, Chandra Ramamoorthy, Kristin Sun, Claudia Benkwitz
Pediatric radiation therapy 
Pediatric cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology 
Pediatric oncologic procedures 
Upper/lower GI endoscopy 
Cross-sectional imaging (CT, MRI) 
Surgical considerations for ECMO 
Anesthetic management for surgical procedures under ECMO
Surgeons: David A. Berman, Vernon J. Adams, Jr., Azeem K. Lakha
Anesthesiologist: Terri D. Homer
Introduction—anesthesiologist’s perspective 
Facial rejuvenation: lasers and rf tissue tightening 
Office dental rehabilitation under deep iv sedation 
Dental implants and bone grafting 
Anesthesiologists: Carlos Brun, Frederick G. Mihm
Emergency cricothyrotomy 
Emergency pericardiocentesis 
Emergency ultrasound-guided pericardiocentesis 
Emergent needle/catheter thoracostomy 
Emergent ultrasound-guided needle/catheter thoracostomy 
Emergency intraosseous access 
Sandra Leigh Bardas, Alex J. Butwick, Sean Carlton, Ian Carroll, Brendan Carvalho, Rebecca E. Claure, Genevieve D’Souza, Stephen P. Fischer, Brenda Golianu, Julie Good, Anita Honkanen, Richard A. Jaffe, C. Philip Larson, Jr., Birgit Maas, Jordan L. Newmark, Einar Ottestad, Emily Ratner, Clifford A. Schmiesing, Jeannie Seybold, Steven L. Shafer, Nai Yi Sun
A. Preoperative considerations
B. S tandard adult anesthetic protocols 
C. S tandard perioperative pain management 
D. S tandard pediatric anesthetic management
E. S tandard pediatric postoperative pain management 
F. Tables of drug interactions and recommendations for preop management
G. S pecial considerations for latex allergy
H. Perioperative acupuncture
I. Management of the difficult airway 
J. Anticoagulation guidelines for neuraxial procedures 
K. Abbreviations


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'covers a wide range of procedures broken down by specialty'
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'illustrations do a good job of helping to clarify any anatomy/procedural confusion and are of excellent quality'
'help anesthesiologists anticipate critical events and problems that may arise'
'truly the gold standard for anesthesiologists wanting to know about the surgical procedures that they staff.'
-Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, July 11, 2014

'achieves the rare didactic feat of enriching what you know while also deeply shaping how you think about what you know.'
'Each procedure is helpfully and consistently organized into preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative sections.'
'the reader is empowered to approach novel cases with a clear sense of what questions to ask, facilitating high-yield discussion and targeted literature review'
'this is a book that is not just meant to be read—it can actually be used!'
'the digital platform provides exactly the sort of portability and manipulability that the current and upcoming generations of anesthesiology trainees seek.'
Douglas Hale McMichael, M.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Anesthesiology, V 22, No 4, April 2015


Publication Month
June 2014
Edition Type

Product Format
Height x Width
7011 x 5411 mm
1584400 grams
Number of Pages
1720 pages

MEDICAL / Anesthesiology