minimally invasive cardiac surgery


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minimally invasive cardiac surgery

Interventional cardiology Any of a number of techniques–MIDCAB, off-pump coronary-artery bypass, minimally invasive valve surgery, port-access coronary surgery, and port-access valve surgery–increasingly being used to ↓ the discomfort, morbidity, and costs associated with conventional cardiac surgery. See Interventional cardiology, MIDCAB, Off-pump coronary-artery bypass, Port-access coronary surgery. Cf CABG.
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Conversion is not necessarily a failure but may be used as a quality indicator, and conversion rates for minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures have declined substantially with increasing experience at our institution (Figure 2).
The introduction of these new products further positions Guidant as the leading provider of minimally invasive cardiac surgery technology," said Watkins.
Wechsler will serve as a significant resource for our continued advances in the field of minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
Headquartered in San Ramon, CA, Estech is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive cardiac surgery and a leading provider of RF surgical ablation, least invasive valve (LiV) surgery and CABG products.
MedicalCV's ATRILAZE surgical ablation system utilizes laser energy for cardiac tissue ablation in both open-heart and minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures.
Saltman as they are not only recognized as skilled clinicians and researchers but acknowledged as thought leaders in minimally invasive cardiac surgery as well.
The automated SOLAR System will complement the company's existing and already cleared cardiac tissue ablation platform, the ATRILAZE[TM] System, which is currently used in both open-heart and minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures.
The companies are collaborating in the development of novel tools that will facilitate an endoscopic ablation procedure to treat atrial fibrillation ("EndoAFIB") through the combination of ESTECH's minimally invasive cardiac surgery capabilities and Boston Scientific's ablation technology.
We are encouraged by this initial study experience as it represents an opportunity for further collaboration on the use of enabling anastomotic device technology with the da Vinci Surgical System in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine, and health care policy.

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