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Invited Presentation: Hybrid coronary revascularization, ISMICS


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Invited presentation at the major robotic cardiac surgery meeting at a society called ISMICS. This presentation described the use of less invasive cardiac surgery as a way to accelerate the recovery so this patient could under go chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.

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Invited Presentation: Hybrid coronary revascularization, ISMICS

  1. 1. Robert Poston, MD Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery St Francis Medical Center, Trenton, NJ
  2. 2. Prior Sternotomy Head
  3. 3. Sternal Wire Heart
  4. 4. RIMA Head
  5. 5. In situ RIMA to LAD
  6. 6.  Robotic-assistance addresses problems with reoperative CABG in setting of cancer  Increased IMA graft usage  Safe  Decreased cost  Able to tolerate postop radiation therapy