TITLE

`Octopus' Aids Open-Heart Surgery

PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
USA Today Magazine;Feb99, Vol. 127 Issue 2645, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1561377

 

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