In Minimally invasive cardiac surgery is a non – open heart surgery, cardiothoracic surgeon (Heart Surgeon) will perform the surgery through small incisions in the right side of your chest.
Your Heart Surgeon does not cut through the breastbone. Instead of that, your surgeon will operate between the ribs, which may result in less pain and faster recovery.
In Minimal Invasive Heart Surgery procedure may require stopping your heart temporarily and blood flow will be diverting from your heart using a heart lung bypass machine. Minimally invasive cardiac surgery may be performed to treat a variety of cardiac conditions.
Your Cardiothoracic Surgeon may have a good knowledge on some part of your heart than in open heart surgery.