Preview of beating heart surgery with the DaVinci robot

OR-Live.com, with technical assistance from Digital Media Services will present a Webcast of a Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass on a beating heart using da Vinci robotic assistance, broadcast live from Alliance Hospital on September 26, 2006 at 6 p.m. (CST).

For this innovative procedure, Dr. Sudhir Srivastava, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Alliance Hospital, will use da Vinci, a breakthrough robotic system designed to transcend the limitations of both open surgery and laparoscopy, expanding the surgeon’s capabilities and offering patients a minimally invasive option for many complex procedures. With da Vinci surgery, patients can experience significantly less pain, less blood loss, a much quicker recovery and a faster return to normal daily activities

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