TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery
by Carlos M. Mery, Joseph W. Turek
Publisher: Feedbooks 2011
Number of pages: 371
This review book, edited by the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association (TSRA) and authored by more than 50 thoracic surgery residents from programs around the country, is a summary of the breadth of information that a cardiothoracic surgeon needs to be familiar with. The book includes topics on General Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care.
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