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Minimally invasive, robotic-assisted cardiac tumor excision for better outcomes.

Heart tumors are rare. But when the occur, they cause symptoms that often look like other heart problems. These symptoms can be or become life-threatening. Cardiac tumors include malignant, or cancerous, tumors as well as benign ones. When the tumor begins in the heart, it’s called a primary tumor. Secondary tumors spread from tumors that begin in other places, such as certain cancers.

Surgery for heart tumors

Some heart tumors can be removed surgically. Though these tumors are rare, Dr. Thomas Molloy has extensive experience removing them via robotic-assisted surgery. This minimally invasive option offers:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Less pain
  • Lower chance of infection

In this video, Dr. Molloy provides information and a firsthand view of robotic-assisted heart tumor removal surgery.



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