Pii: S1010-7940(99)00190-6


In the last 3 years a new wave of interest in less invasive cardiac surgery has arisen almost as a `tsunami'. A new wave of technology has covered the entire globe. The potential bene®ts of minimally invasive heart surgery include less intensive care stay requirements, less patient discomfort, earlier hospital discharge, more rapid recovery, and less cost… (More)


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@inproceedings{Chitwood1999PiiS, title={Pii: S1010-7940(99)00190-6}, author={W. Randolph Chitwood}, year={1999} }