minimally invasive valve surgery

minimally invasive valve surgery

The repair or replacement of a heart valve performed through small incisions.
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Puskas specializes in adult cardiac surgery, including aortic root surgery and minimally invasive valve surgery.
Colvin added, "These products make minimally invasive valve surgery easier and safer for other centers to adopt, allowing surgeons to provide reduced surgical trauma and improved patient outcomes.
The Most Experience Mount Sinai's doctors offer extensive experience in heart valve surgery, and they are among the most experienced in minimally invasive valve surgery in the United States.
Specific coverage includes: mechanical, xenograft and allograft valves, repair technologies, specialty valve products, tissue-engineered valves, technologies supporting minimally invasive valve surgery, balloon valvuloplasty and percutaneous valve repair and replacement technologies, among others.
Study is only one of its kind to evaluate minimally invasive valve surgery approach in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery has published a first of its kind study conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida reporting the outcomes of minimally invasive valve surgery versus traditional median sternotomy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
In this study, when compared to the 65 patients who underwent a traditional median sternotomy, the 100 patients who underwent a minimally invasive valve surgery had significantly better outcomes that resulted in a:
Gundry's accomplishments in areas like robotic assisted heart surgery, congenital heart surgery, heart transplantation, inventor of cardioplegia catheters, minimally invasive valve surgery, mechanical support devices for the failing heart and reanimation of "dead" hearts have contributed to advancements in cardiac care.
The study revealed that patients who had coronary artery intervention (stenting) combined with minimally invasive valve surgery had significantly better outcomes than patients who had standard sternotomy coronary bypass and valve surgery.
As such, researchers began exploring a strategy to dissociate these procedures into two, smaller staged procedures - minimally invasive valve surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention.
12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (January, 2011) has just published a study conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach reporting the outcomes of minimally invasive valve surgery versus traditional median sternotomy in patients 75 years of age or older.
In this study, when compared to the 84 patients who underwent a traditional median sternotomy, the 119 patients who underwent a minimally invasive valve surgery had significantly better outcomes that resulted in a:

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