During a minimally invasive heart surgery procedure, small incisions are made in in the chest or side. Because the chest isn’t cut open, there is less trauma and damage to muscle, tissue, and bone. The heart and lungs continue to function normally, so there’s no need for a heart-lung bypass machine.
We perform hundreds of lifesaving minimally invasive heart procedures every year with outstanding results. This approach offers several advantages compared to open-heart procedures, including:
Minimally invasive heart procedures aren't right for everyone. Your multi-disciplinary team will evaluate your individual situation to determine the best treatment option for you. We offer:
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