Excision of atrial myxoma using robotic technology.

  title={Excision of atrial myxoma using robotic technology.},
  author={Chang-qing Gao and Ming Yang and Gang Wang and Jiali Wang and Cangsong Xiao and Yang Wu and Jiachun Li},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={139 5},
OBJECTIVE This study is to discuss a surgical approach for ideal and safe resection of atrial myxoma using the da Vinci S Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc, Sunnyvale, Calif). METHODS Nineteen consecutive patients underwent resection of atrial myxomas with the da Vinci S Surgical System. Mean age of the patients was 46 +/- 16 years. Mean tumor size was 45 x 5.5 cm. Fifteen tumors were in the left atrium, of which 11 tumors arose from the interatrial septum, 2 from the posterocaudal… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…