Special Interview: What Should You Know About The Patient Perspective?

In this special video interview, Dr. Randolph Chitwood, former director of the East Carolina Heart Institute and heart valve guru, shares his experiences and perspective following his heart surgery in 1993. Doctor Chitwood is widely regarded for his work in mitral valve repair surgery. More specifically, Dr. Chitwood was part of the clinical trials which led to the FDA approval of the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System for mitral valve repair surgery. (Video posted on May 9, 2013)