Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery uses techniques that reduce the size of incisions (cuts) needed to access the heart inside the chest. Instead of a midline incision that splits the sternum, portholes are placed between the ribs to avoid cutting bone or cartilage. This speeds the healing process.

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