Minimally Invasive Mitral Repair: Direct Aortic Cannulation Via Right 2nd Intercostal Space.
The right 2nd interspace minithoracotomy has advantages over femoral arterial cannulation providing an alternative that should be in the arsenal of the minimally invasive surgeon; we describe here the method, the advantages, and the pitfalls.
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