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Robotic Heart Bypass Surgery San Antonio, TX

Minimally invasive heart bypass surgery has many benefits over traditional surgery.
What is a Minimally Invasive Heart Bypass Surgery?
A minimally invasive heart bypass surgery includes the following steps:

Making a three to five inch long cut in the left part of your chest in between your ribs, which gives the surgeon the ability to reach the heart.
The costal cartilage, a small part of the front of the rib, is removed.
The surgeon finds and prepares an artery on your chest wall to attach to the blocked coronary artery.  » Read more about: Robotic Heart Bypass Surgery San Antonio, TX  »


20th Annual Cardiovascular Update

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Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery in Texas

Aortic valve surgery is done to replace the aortic valve in your heart. If an aortic valve does not close all the way or it isn’t allowing for proper blood flow, minimally invasive aortic valve surgery may be necessary.
Why Might Someone Need An Aortic Valve Surgery?
Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery is performed for a variety of reasons, including:

Changes in the aortic valve are causing heart symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath,  » Read more about: Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery in Texas  »


Minimally Invasive Heart Bypass Surgery

Minimally invasive heart bypass surgery has many benefits over traditional surgery.
What is a Minimally Invasive Heart Bypass Surgery?
A minimally invasive heart bypass surgery includes the following steps:

Making a three to five inch long cut in the left part of your chest in between your ribs, which gives the surgeon the ability to reach the heart.

Once the small surgical cut has been made, muscles will be pushed apart

The costal cartilage, a small part of the front of the rib,  » Read more about: Minimally Invasive Heart Bypass Surgery  »


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Percutaneous repair versus surgery for mitral regurgitation

The authors of this article sought to evaluate 4–year outcomes of percutaneous repair versus surgery for mitral regurgitation. Patients treated with percutaneous repair of the mitral valve more commonly required surgery to treat residual Mitral Regurgitation (MR); however, after the first year of follow–up, there were few surgeries required after either percutaneous or surgical treatment and no difference in the prevalence of moderate–severe and severe MR or mortality at four years.
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First robotic lung surgery in Tampa Bay performed at Moffitt Cancer Center

First robotic lung surgery in Tampa Bay performed at Moffitt Cancer Center
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Ex-smoker breathes easier after robotic surgery

Ex-smoker breathes easier after robotic surgery
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Robotic surgery proves life-saver for Williamstown woman

Robotic surgery proves life-saver for Williamstown woman
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