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Minimally Invasive Surgery

June 15, 2009
Percutaneous mitral repair using the MitraClip® system is a method derived from the edge-to-edge surgical procedure. The MitraClip® system replaces suturing with a clip to join the free edges of the opposing leaflets at the site of regurgitation.
March 24, 2009
Minimally invasive VATS enucleation of a proximal esophageal leiomyoma is a safe approach to treat this unusual benign esophageal tumor.
December 17, 2008
STSA Surgical Motion Picture 2008 Annual Meeting
December 11, 2008
STSA Surgical Motion Picture 2008 Annual Meeting
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 19, 2008
Patient Selection
May 24, 2008
This piece describes a method of performing minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery through a lower mini-sternotomy.

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