Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement by Thoracotomy: Step-by-Step Guide

2018-01-24T20:15:50Z (GMT) by Tom C. Nguyen Juan B. Umana

The video provides a step-by-step guide for performing a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via right thoracotomy, with an emphasis on the pearls and pitfalls. The implantation of a bioprosthetic tissue and sutureless valve is described. The video is organized according to the following phases of the operation: preoperative, cannulation, exposure, and implantation.

Dr Nguyen is a proctor for Edwards LifeSciences and Abbott.

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