`Octopus' Aids Open-Heart Surgery

February 1999
USA Today Magazine;Feb99, Vol. 127 Issue 2645, p4
Discusses the benefits of Octopus, a piece of equipment that allows surgeons to perform open-heart surgery on a beating heart. How the instrument is used; How traditional open heart surgery is performed; Comparison between surgery with Octopus and the traditional open heart surgery.

Tags: HEART -- Surgery -- Instruments;  SURGICAL instruments & apparatus


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