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Robotic cardiac surgery: advanced minimally invasive technology hindered by barriers to adoption.

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Robotic cardiac surgery utilizes the most advanced surgical technology to offer patients a minimally invasive alternative to open surgery in the treatment of a broad range of cardiac pathologies. Although robotics may offer substantial benefits to physicians, patients and healthcare institutions, there are important barriers to its adoption that includes inadequate funding, competition from alternate therapies and challenges in training. There is a growing body of evidence to demonstrate the ...

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10.2217/fca.11.40

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Journal:
Future cardiology
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
511-522
Publication date:
2011-07-01
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EISSN:
1744-8298
ISSN:
1479-6678
Source identifiers:
167767
Language:
English
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pubs:167767
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uuid:38d56e54-61db-4aa8-939d-704c80bee85f
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pubs:167767
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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