Articles and References about Robotic Heart Surgery

Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis.
Halkos ME, Rab ST, Vassiliades TA, Morris DC, Douglas JS, Kilgo PD, Liberman HA, Guyton RA, Thourani VH, Puskas JD.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec;92(6):2155-60.

Hybrid coronary revascularization versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease.
Halkos ME, Vassiliades TA, Douglas JS, Morris DC, Rab ST, Liberman HA, Samady H, Kilgo PD, Guyton RA, Puskas JD.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1695-701; discussion 1701-2.

Hybrid coronary revascularization for the treatment of left main coronary stenosis: A feasibility study.
Rab ST, Douglas JS Jr, Lyons E, Puskas JD, Bansal D, Halkos ME, Guyton RA, Vassiliades TA.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2011 Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23312.

Enabling technology for minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
Vassiliades T Jr.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Fall;21(3):237-44. Review.

Robotics in cardiac surgery.
Vassiliades TA Jr.
Int J Med Robot. 2006 Mar;2(1):4-6.

Long-term results of the endoscopic atraumatic coronary artery bypass.
Vassiliades TA Jr, Reddy VS, Puskas JD, Guyton RA.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Mar;83(3):979-84; discussion 984-5.

Integrated coronary revascularization with drug-eluting stents: immediate and seven-month outcome.
Vassiliades TA Jr, Douglas JS, Morris DC, Block PC, Ghazzal Z, Rab ST, Cates CU.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 May;131(5):956-62. Epub 2006 Apr 27.