Can A Robot Repair A Posterior Mitral Valve Flail Leaflet As Good As Traditional Open Heart Surgery?
Patients often ask about the safety and effectiveness of robots for mitral valve repair surgery. In this video, you will learn important patient information about the use of the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System used to repair a posterior mitral flail leaflet. The surgeon interviewed in this video, Dr. Marc Gillinov, is the co-author of Heart 411, and the Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Doctor Gillinov is one of the most celebrated heart surgeons at HeartValveSurgery.com having successfully treated many patients from our community. (Video posted on May 16, 2018)
Dr. Marc Gillinov
Chairman, Cardiac Surgery