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Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (AN)
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Adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology is devoted to the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care of adult patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgery and related invasive procedures.

Cardiothoracic anesthesiology involved caring for patients in the operating room, other anesthetizing locations, and intensive care units, and includes experience providing anesthesia for cardiac, non-cardiac thoracic, and intrathoracic vascular surgical procedures, as well as for non-operative diagnostic and interventional cardiac and thoracic procedures.