Dr. Antoine Keller Discusses Minimally Invasive “Port Access” Heart Surgery

Dr. Antoine Keller Discusses Minimally Invasive “Port Access” Heart Surgery   

Is Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Right for You?

Is Minimally Invasive Surgery Right for You? The advent of minimally invasive surgical techniques has arguably been the most significant development in surgical practice since anesthesia.  By developing technology that allows surgeons to perform intricate surgical procedures through smaller and smaller incisions, surgeons have provided their patients with faster recovery times, reduced perioperative pain to […]

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair / Replacement

  Surgical treatment for mitral valve disease includes either repairing the patient’s diseased valve or replacing it with a metal, mechanical valve or an animal tissue valve.  Mitral valve surgery was first performed in 1960, when surgeons replaced the diseased, native valve with an artificial valve.  For the next 20 years, replacement with a metal […]