Dr. Randolph Martin and Dr. Patrick Perier discuss the field of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. There is a group of surgeons specializing in endoscopic cardiac surgery and they have established the Endoscopic Cardiac Surgeons Club. The club connects experts in endoscopic surgery with surgeons who want to get started in the field. Dr. Perier discusses how he applies his training with Alain Carpentier by not compromising the techniques used during traditional sternotomy approach when using an endoscopic approach.
Patrick Perier, MD
Staff Surgeon, Cardiovascular Center Bad Neustadt
Randolph P. Martin, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai