Right Thoracotomy for Mitral Valve Procedures

Procedure Advantages
  • Improved cosmesis
  • Decreased trauma
  • Decreased blood loss
  • Reduced pain
  • Shorter length of stay
  • Quicker return to normal activities
Procedure Disadvantages
  • Learning curve – balloon deployment and migration
CAUTION: Federal (United States) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. See instructions for use for full prescribing information, including indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and adverse events.