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5 Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Videos to Strengthen Your Skills
Over the past few years, CTSNet has published dozens of informative articles and videos on minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Minimally invasive techniques can be applied to mitral valve repair and replacement, CABG, and other procedures. Read on for five of our most popular posts on minimally invasive cardiac procedures from experts around the globe.
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The authors of this video demonstrate how experience with routine minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting makes it possible to successfully and safely perform more complex procedures through the same incision.
This video shows three common benefits of an off-pump minimally invasive CABG via anterolateral minithoracotomy: it is safe, reproducible, and low cost.
Performing minimally invasive mitral valve surgery safely and efficiently involves a substantial learning curve. This interactive 360-degree video tutorial, filmed from the surgeon’s point of view, demonstrates a step-by-step approach and allows you to choose the viewpoint.
To complement the 360-degree tutorial above, watch this step-by-step approach. The authors demonstrate the setup for a minimally invasive mitral valve surgery using femoral cannulation through the right groin.
This video shows a patient with a known history of situs inversus referred for surgical correction of severe mitral regurgitation. They use minimally invasive mitral valve replacement, which comes with multiple challenges.