Minimally Invasive Approaches to Aortic Root and Arch Surgery

Cardiovascular surgeon Wilson Y. Szeto, MD, examines minimally invasive (MI) approaches to aortic surgery by comparison to gold standard open surgery. In a balanced overview of the Penn experience, Dr Szeto emphasizes the value of experience and access to innovative resources for centers considering MI surgery, the need to maintain standards of efficacy and safety comparable to conventional surgery, neurovascular and nephrological considerations and responding to patient expectations in the internet age.

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