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.
The ATRILAZE[TM] System has been utilized in concomitant open-heart and, by some cardiothoracic surgeons, in minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures.
The system incorporates new technology designed to complement robotic surgery and bring significant improvement to minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures.
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privately held) of Danville, CA, for products designed to provide access and visualization for minimally invasive cardiac surgery for the treatment and ablation of atrial fibrillation.
MedicalCV's ATRILAZE surgical ablation system utilizes laser energy for cardiac tissue ablation in both open-heart and minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures.
The presentations and symposia were part of the Fifth Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS) held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.
Saltman as they are not only recognized as skilled clinicians and researchers but acknowledged as thought leaders in minimally invasive cardiac surgery as well.
Wolf, the study's principal investigator and Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Robotics at The Ohio State University Medical Center.
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.
Edgar Rey brings 15 years of sales management experience, specializing in minimally invasive cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology device sales.

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