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What is the patient criteria for minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery?

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Dr. Steven Guyton
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Anatomy of disease

Where the blockages are in the coronaries can determine whether a patient is a candidate for minimally invasive cabg.
More experienced surgeons may be able do minimally invasively what some other surgeons cannot. Sometimes a minimally invasive approach is not the safest way to do the surgery.

In brief: Anatomy of disease

Where the blockages are in the coronaries can determine whether a patient is a candidate for minimally invasive cabg.
More experienced surgeons may be able do minimally invasively what some other surgeons cannot. Sometimes a minimally invasive approach is not the safest way to do the surgery.
Dr. Steven Guyton
Dr. Steven Guyton
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Anatomy

It would largely depend on the coronary anatomy and location of the target vessel/s and the surgeon -- not the patient criteria.

In brief: Anatomy

It would largely depend on the coronary anatomy and location of the target vessel/s and the surgeon -- not the patient criteria.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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