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Totally Thoracoscopic Surgical Closure of Atrial Septal Defect in Small Children

Annals of Thoracic Surgery 92(1):200 (2011) PMID 21718845

Background Totally thoracoscopic cardiac surgery is an alternative to traditional cardiac surgery in adults, and in few cases, in small children. This study assesses totally thoracoscopic cardiac surgery and its advantages for application to small children with low body weight.

DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.03.033