Robotic Intracardiac Advisory Board Meeting 2015


On January 24th, 2015 at the 42nd Annual Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) held in San Diego, California – Intuitive Surgical (makers of the da Vinci robot) held their “Robotic Intracardiac Advisory Board Meeting” where advisory board member Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD  and 13 other advisory board members from all over the United States came together to discuss robotic cardiac surgery. 

Topics discussed included: Current Protocol and Future Concepts in Robotic Cardiac Team Training, Company Perspective and Resourcing Plans in Robotic Cardiac Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair Publication Strategy,  and Procedure Development Discussion: Sutureless AVR & Afib