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Mitral valve repair using robotic technology: Safe, effective, and durable

Thursday, May 5, 2016

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Rakesh M. Suri, Joseph A. Dearani, Tomislav Mihaljevic, W. Randolph Chitwood Jr., Douglas A. Murphy, Alfredo Trento, Hoda Javadikasgari, Harold M. Burkhart, Wiley L. Nifong, Richard C. Daly, A. Marc Gillinov

This article summarizes the current status of robotic approaches to mitral valve repair.  The technique is suitable to all types of degenerative mitral valve disease, and the outcomes are similar to those for open repair. 

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