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Robotic-assisted beating heart surgery aims to allow surgeons to operate on a beating heart without stabilizers as if the heart is stationary. The robot actively cancels heart motion by closely following a point of interest (POI) on the heart surface - a process called active relative motion canceling. Due to the high bandwidth of the POI motion, it is(More)
OBJECTIVE Risk stratification in thoracic aortic surgery is a topic of major interest. Recent studies have shown the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation (EuroSCORE) to be an extremely useful and reliable risk stratification score and also a good indicator of quality of care in cardiac surgery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
OBJECTIVE Intermediate/long-term results after aortic valve replacement using bileaflet mechanical valve in children should be clarified as a standard of treatment of aortic valve disease in children. METHODS Forty-five patients aged under 15 years underwent 46 aortic valve replacements using bileaflet mechanical prosthetic valve. Patients' ages ranged(More)
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