Totally thoracoscopic closure for atrial septal defect on perfused beating hearts
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 05/21/2012
Ma ZS et al. – Non–robotically assisted totally thoracoscopic closures of ASD on perfused beating hearts are feasible and safe. These procedures are associated with a shorter operation time and a shorter hospital stay than in surgeries on cardioplegic arrested hearts.