Robotic mitral valve operations can be safely performed in obese patients

SENAY S., Cacur O., Bastopcu M., GÜLLÜ A. Ü., KOÇYİĞİT M., ALHAN C.

JOURNAL OF CARDIAC SURGERY, vol.36, no.9, pp.3126-3130, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jocs.15758
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.3126-3130
  • Keywords: minimally invasive surgery, mitral surgery, obesity, robot-assisted surgery, BODY-MASS INDEX, CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS, CARDIAC-SURGERY, OUTCOMES, IMPACT, STERNOTOMY, TIME
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction Robotic cardiac surgery offers mitigated risks for obese patients requiring mitral valve surgery. We aimed to study the safety of robotic mitral surgery in the obese patient population by analyzing the outcomes of mitral surgery patients in our center for robotic cardiac surgery.