Antenatal corrective cardiac surgery: An emerging area for technological innovation.

@article{Coceani2010AntenatalCC,
  title={Antenatal corrective cardiac surgery: An emerging area for technological innovation.},
  author={Flavio Coceani and Arianna Menciassi and Bruno Murzi},
  journal={Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={170-6}
}
The possibility of intervening in utero on certain cardiac malformations with the intent to prevent secondary major alterations in structure and function is becoming a reality. Central to progress in this area is the development of instrumentation specifically designed for minimally invasive cardiac surgery in the fetus. The present review introduces a… CONTINUE READING