Readings and References

Thoracic Surgical Curriculum e-mail content includes the the following titles and editions unless otherwise specified. Thoracic Surgical Curriculum editors strive to recommend readings that are availabel online free of charge. Program directors may want to make available the following titles at their respective institutions, particularly those texts which are not currently available onlien free of charge.

Cardiac and Thoracic Textbooks

Cohn LH, Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Third Edition, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Yuh DD, Vricella LA, Baumgartner WA, The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Mery C, Turek J (eds), TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2011.

Nguyen T, Loor G (eds), TSRA Clinical Scenarios of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2013.

Youssef, S, Williams, J (eds), TSRA Primer of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2013.

Odell, D, LaPar D (eds), TSRA Operative Dictations in Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2014.

Wei, B (ed), TSRA Journal Club, 2014

Bender, E (ed), TSRA Multiple Choice Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2015

Shields TW, LoCicero J, Reed CE, Feins RH (eds), General Thoracic Surgery, Seventh Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009.

Shields TW, LoCicero J, Ponn RB, Rusch V (eds), General Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.

Yuh DD, Vricella LA, Baumgartner WA, The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Patterson GA, Pearson FG, Cooper JD, Deslauriers J, Rice TW, Luketich JD, Lerut AEM, Pearson’s Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Third Edition, Elsevier, 2008.

Ohri S, Moorjani N, Tang A, Key Topics in Cardiac Sugery, Hamtun Publishing, UK, 2013.

Moorjani N, Viola N, Ohri SK, Key Questions in Cardiac Surgery, tfm Publishing, UK, 2011.

Moorjani, N, Viola N, Walker, WS, Key Questions in Thoracic Surgery, tfm Publishing, UK, 2016

Ferguson MK (ed), Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach, Second Edition, London, Springer-Verlag, 2011.

Ferguson MK (ed), Difficult Decisions in Thoracic Surgery: An Evidence Based Approach, London, Springer-Verlag, 2007.

Chikwe J, Cooke DT, Weiss A, Oxford Specialist Handbook of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oxford University Press, 2013

Ferguson MK (ed), Thoracic Surgery Atlas, Elsevier, 2007.

Mavroudis C, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition, New York, Mosby, 2003.

Kouchoukos N, Blackstone E, Doty D, Hanley F, Karp R, Cardiac Surgery: Kirklin/Barratt-Boyes, Third Edition, Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2003.

Mountain CF, Libshit, HI, Hermes KE, Lung Cancer: A Handbook for Staging, Imaging, and Lymph Node Classification, Houston, TX, Mountain and Libshitz, 2003.

Pearson, FG, Cooper JD, DesLauriers J, Ginsberg RJ, Heibert G, Patterson GA, Urschel HC, Thoracic Surgery, Second Edition, Elsevier, 2002.

Cardiac and Thoracic Journals

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (ATS), The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Elsevier.

The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (JTCVS), The American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Mosby.

The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EJCTS), European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Elsevier.

Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (STCS), American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Elsevier.

Circulation, American Heart Association, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, (JCVA) European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists, Elsevier.

European Heart Journal, European Society of Cardiology, Oxford University Press.

Thoracic Surgery Clinics (TSC), Elsevier.

Chest, The American College of Chest Surgeons.

Diseases of the Esophagus, International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus, Blackwell.

Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Related Cardiac and Thoracic Journals/Websites

Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS), Society for Vascular Surgery, Elsevier.

Heart Surgery Forum
(HSF), Forum Multimedia.

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM), American Thoracic Society.

Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Massachusetts Medical Society.

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation (JHLT), International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Elsevier.

Cardiac and Thoracic Multimedia Resources

Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery (MMCTS), Turina MI (ed), European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

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