Robotic Totally Endoscopic Triple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on the Arrested Heart: Report of the First Successful Clinical Case

Authors

  • Johannes Bonatti
  • Atiq Rehman
  • Kimberly Schwartz
  • Seema Deshpande
  • Zachary Kon
  • Eric Lehr
  • David Zimrin
  • Bartley Griffith

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20101143

Abstract

Robotic technology enables "port only" totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting (TECAB). During early procedure development only single bypass grafts were feasible. Because current referral practice for coronary bypass surgery mostly includes multivessel disease, performance of multiple endoscopic bypass grafts is desirable. We report a case in which a patient received a right internal mammary artery bypass graft to the left anterior descending artery and a left internal mammary artery jump graft to 2 obtuse marginal branches. The procedure was performed through 5 ports on the arrested heart using the daVinci S robotic surgical system. This is the first reported triple bypass grafting procedure using an arrested heart approach.

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Published

2010-12-17

How to Cite

Bonatti, J., Rehman, A., Schwartz, K., Deshpande, S., Kon, Z., Lehr, E., Zimrin, D., & Griffith, B. (2010). Robotic Totally Endoscopic Triple Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on the Arrested Heart: Report of the First Successful Clinical Case. The Heart Surgery Forum, 13(6), E394-E396. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20101143

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