MICS CABG PROCEDURE VIDEO WITH DR. JOSEPH T. MCGINN MINIMALLY INVASIVE CORONARY ARTERY
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DR. JOSEPH T. MCGINN

A leading authority in MICS CABG, Dr. McGinn is spearheading a new era in CABG surgery. He has performed more than 1,000 MICS CABG procedures, averaging two to three cases a week. Dr. McGinn has established a MICS training program at his current institution in North Carolina, and continues to innovate for the future.

MICS CABG Procedure Video

The procedure video is divided into chapters for ease of viewing. You can watch the chapters in any order, although they appear below in sequence. Click on a link below or scroll down the page to view a specific chapter.

 

Introduction to MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn introduces himself and the MICS CABG procedure.
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Setup and Incisions for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates the setup and the location of the surgical incisions for the procedure.
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MICS Retractor Insertion for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates the positioning of the surgical retractor using the Medtronic ThoraTrak MICS retractor system as part of the procedure.
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IMA Harvest for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates harvesting of the internal mammary artery (IMA) as part of the procedure.
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Aorta Preparation for Proximal Anastomosis for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates preparation of the aorta for this part of the procedure, using the Medtronic Octopus Nuvo tissue stabilizer.
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Proximal Anastomosis for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates multiple proximal anastomoses as part of the procedure.
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Pericardial Dissection and Placement of the Heart Positioner for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates the pericardial dissection and placement of the Medtronic Starfish NS device as part of the procedure.
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Attachment and Placement of the tissue stabilizer for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates placing the Medtronic Octopus Nuvo device for distal anastomosis as part of the procedure.
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LIMA-LAD Anastomosis for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates LIMA-LAD anastomosis using the Medtronic Starfish NS device as part of the procedure.
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Closing the Pericardium and Checking Distals for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn demonstrates closing the pericardium and checking the distals at the conclusion of the procedure.
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Post-Op Care Guide for MICS CABG

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn discusses his routine for post-operative care following a MICS CABG procedure. Included is a list of Dr. McGinn's recommendations.
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Pain Management Following a MICS CABG Procedure

Dr. Joseph T. McGinn discusses his recommendations for pain management following a MICS CABG procedure.
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Important Safety Information
Not all patients are candidates for beating heart procedures. Some patients would require cardiopulmonary support during surgery.

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