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Robotic Mitral Surgery

March 13, 2017
This video illustrates robotic repair of mitral commissural endocarditis using a novel “bridging patch” technique.
May 5, 2016
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. 
March 28, 2016
A refreshing , adequately supported by pragmatic imaging, 22 minute presentation from an Arizona meeting that many surgeons would find quite informative and educating. Dr.
August 22, 2015
Outcomes of robotic vs nonrobotic cardiac surgery were evaluated using 1:2 propensity score matching of patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample.  Operations included valves/septae (10%), coronary arteries (47%), and other.  Mean costs were 7.5% higher for robotic cases.  Robotic procedures had shorter length of stay (5 vs 6 days), lower mortality
November 30, 2014
This is a stunning video of a myectomy and mitral anterior leaflet repair. It really shows the abilities of the robot very well indeed. Well done