DOI: 10.1590/s0102-76382004000100008
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Abstract: AbstractObjective: Minimally invasive heart surgeries are approaches used to reduce trauma, to give better cosmetic results and to reduce hospital costs with the same safety as conventional surgery. This study was designed to compare the operative results from patients who underwent minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with those who were submitted to the standard procedure.Method: The operative and immediate postoperative results of 12 consecutive patients who received minimally invasive isolated aort…

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