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Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

Reduces the trauma and pain associated with open-chest surgery, improves patients quality of life
August 10, 2006 at 4:00 PM EDT
(20:00 UTC)
From Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL

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Miami, Florida - Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery will conduct a surgical webcast featuring innovative, minimally invasive heart valve surgery on August 10, 2006 at 4:00 pm EDT.

Dr. Joseph Lamelas is widely recognized as one of the most proficient heart surgeons in the nation, performing over 500 adult heart operations a year. Dr. Lamelas, Director of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, stated, "At our centers, minimally invasive cardiac surgery has become the standard of care for virtually all patients requiring valve surgery. We are excited with the opportunity to conduct a case and discuss our technique and outcomes through the internet broadcast.

Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute is an internationally recognized training center for Cardiac Surgeons and this educational program provides an opportunity for our colleagues to discuss this important advancement in heart surgery."

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