This procedure is used to treat severe chest pain (angina) that continues despite previous surgery or procedures to resolve it. It is minimally invasive and involves the use of the da Vinci Robotic system. A laser is used to make channels in the heart muscle to create new blood pathways entering the heart. Because the(…)
da Vinci Robotic System
This minimally invasive robotic performs coronary bypass surgery on patients who need only one vein graph. Using the da Vinci Robotic System, surgeons can create a graph of the left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to the left anterior descending artery (LAD). Because the procedure is endoscopic there is less pain and trauma with faster recovery.