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When is minimally invasive heart surgery appropriate for patients?

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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart surgery

This is a tough question to give a general answer to.
It depends on the type of surgery needed and its complexity. It should only be performed at centers with extensive experience in these types of procedures and by surgeons who do this type of surgery on a routine basis.

In brief: Heart surgery

This is a tough question to give a general answer to.
It depends on the type of surgery needed and its complexity. It should only be performed at centers with extensive experience in these types of procedures and by surgeons who do this type of surgery on a routine basis.
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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: When?

Most aortic and mitral valve procedures and some limited coronary bypass procedures.

In brief: When?

Most aortic and mitral valve procedures and some limited coronary bypass procedures.
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