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Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure: Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure is minimally invasive heart surgery to close a hole between the left and right ventricles of the heart. A small chest incision is made to access the heart instead of the traditional sternotomy. The surgeon controls endoscopic surgical instruments (robotic arms) and a tiny video camera through a computer.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure:

Other Surgical Options: Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure may include:

  • General anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

Possible surgical complications of Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure: One to two weeks.

Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Robotically-assisted ventricular septal defect closure) include:

  • Closed-chest heart surgery
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery

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