Leaders in the field of minimally invasive heart surgery, cardiac surgeons at Rush provide the full range of standard and leading-edge procedures — including some they helped develop. In the following videos, two Rush specialists answer frequently asked questions about adult cardiac surgery. (For more answers from these and other experts, see the Rush video FAQ on heart failure and heart transplant.)
How have surgical advances improved care for heart disease?
Jai Raman, MD, a cardiac surgeon at Rush, discusses recent advances in heart surgery and explains how they improve the outlook for people with heart disease.
What is minimally invasive heart surgery?
Raman, a leading expert on minimally invasive cardiac surgery, explains how such procedures work.
Who is a good candidate for a minimally invasive procedure?
In this video, Raman describes what makes someone a good candidate for such a procedure.
How do surgeons at Rush ensure the highest quality of care?
Rajasekhar Malyala, MD, a cardiac surgeon, explains how he and other clinicians at Rush ensure that patients receive the highest possible quality of care.