Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

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Last Updated: 09 May 2022

Minimally invasive heart surgery entails making small cuts in the right side of the upper body to reach the heart in between the ribs, as opposed to puncturing the breastbone, as is carried out in open-heart surgery. Minimally invasive heart surgery can be done to deal with a range of heart problems. Contrasted with open-heart surgery, this type of surgery may mean less pain and a quicker recovery for many individuals. Minimally invasive heart surgery isn't right for every person. Minimally invasive heart surgery is a complicated procedure that requires training and experience.

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