Robotic heart surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 01:21PM
Instead of a sternotomy (division of the breast plate), NewYork-Presbyterian is using a less painful procedure with robotics.


NEW YORK - New York-Presbyterian has a program that focuses on mitral valve repair.

Instead of performing a sternotomy (division of the breast plate), NewYork-Presbyterian is using robotics to make the repairs, which is a less painful procedure that leaves incredibly small incisions.

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery Dr. T. Sloane Guy talks about his experience working with the robotics in the video player above.
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