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This video demonstrates a robotic excision of a parathyroid adenoma in the mediastinum sitting adjacent to a patent LIMA graft from a previous CABG.
August 21, 2008
This video shows an unusual approach robotically with the patient in the prone position for the intrathoracic dissection.  The patient is then turned supine for the abdominal part of the procedure.
August 20, 2008
Patient Selection
August 19, 2008
Patient Selection
August 19, 2008
This procedure is performed in patients with emphysema to improve their exercise tolerance and quality of life.  Specific criteria were established by the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) published in 2003.
July 22, 2008
The left atrial cardioversion wire (yellow) is the first wire to be implanted on the heart. It is placed before the valve repair/replacement or after the distal circumflex grafting is performed. The heart is lifted in order to have adequate exposure of the left pulmonary veins.

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