Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Y. Joseph Woo

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Traditional cardiac valve replacement surgery is being rapidly supplanted by innovative, minimally invasive approaches toward the repair of these valves. Patients are experiencing benefits ranging from less bleeding and pain to faster recovery and greater satisfaction. These operations are proving to be safe, highly effective, and durable, and their use will likely continue to increase and become even more widely applicable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-949
Number of pages27
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Aortic
  • Minimally-invasive
  • Mitral
  • Valve surgery
  • Valvuloplasty


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