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Krakor, Ralf

Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery

Handbook of Minimal-invasive Cardiac Surgery

    149,95 € / $210.00 / £136.50*

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    Publication Date:
    December 2011
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    • First-time account of the introduction of a minimally-invasive mitral valve program: step-by-step from the idea to realization
    • Detailed description of the surgical technology
    • Numerous pictures and online video sequences for pratical instruction

    Aims and Scope

    The minimally-invasive or endoscopic mitral valve surgery is one of the most attractive and most interesting areas of the modern heart surgery. The book describes first all practical steps necessary in a clinic from the idea of the introduction of the minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery up to practical realization of the operation program. The initial explanation of organizational and financial aspects allows an exact resource planning and protects against wrong expectations and failures. An extensive and detailed representation of the reconstruction technologies possible today as well as the specific features of her endoscopic application allow quick learning of the surgical technology. Numerous tips and tricks and informative pictures of the most frequent findings and the accompanying reconstruction technologies underline the practical orientation of the book.

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    x, 135 pages
    Videos online
    Type of Publication:
    Specialist Text
    Cardiology; Endoscopic Mitral Valve Surgery; Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery; Mitral Valve Reconstruction

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    Ralf Krakor, Klinikum Dortmund, Germany.

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