Visualization Techniques for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

  • Michael J. Mack
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Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Abstract

The last decade has witnessed a paradigm shift in the practice of surgery with the application of minimally invasive techniques to everyday clinical practice. With the use of these techniques in general surgery, gynecology, orthopedics, and thoracic surgery, “minimally invasive” became synonymous with “minimal access.” Naturally the parallel development of visual-imaging technology to replace direct vision was necessary to overcome the limitations of small incisions. But rather than technology filling a void, video imaging actually created and catalyzed the field of minimally invasive surgery.

Keywords

Patent Ductus Arteriosus Coronary Bypass Grafting Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Invasive Cardiac Surgery Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery 
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