Education

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Introduction to Heart Surgery

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Dr Bassin On Robotic Heart Surgery

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Dr Bassin on Open Heart Surgery

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Dr Bassin on Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

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Dr Bassin on Hybrid Cardiac Surgery

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Dr Bassin on TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation)

Surgical Videos

The removal of a large left vagus nerve schwannoma using the DaVinci Xi surgical robot. The tumour was lying between the aortic arch, left main pulmonary artery, and left phrenic nerve.

Robotic resection of a posterior mediastinal schwannoma via the left pleural space with the DaVinci Xi surgical robot.

This talk was presented at the Society of Robotic Surgery in Melbourne, 2023. It is a brief summary of the indications, tips and tricks, as well as a short video on LIMA harvest and direct LIMA to LAD anastomosis.

Right anterior thoracotomy AVR with a Perceval valve, central arterial and peripheral venous cannulation.

Dr Levi Bassin talks about the anatomy of the aortic valve and associated structures.

Dr Levi Bassin talks about ischaemic mitral valve disease and surgical management.

Dr Bassin in the Media

‘Heart surgery transformation with use of robots.’
Channel 7 News

This patient benefited greatly from Robotic Coronary Bypass. Being sight impaired, it was very important to reduce the pain and trauma of traditional surgery by providing him with an expedited recovery period. This enabled him to return home sooner with better mobility and less pain, while still achieving the best possible surgical outcome.

NBN News ‘World’s Smallest Pacemaker’

Dr Bassin and his colleague Dr Maged William discuss the newest technological advances in implantable pacemakers. The Micra device is inserted without any surgical incisions and is completely wireless and remote controlled.

2GB Nights with Steve Price

Dr Bassin joins Steve Price to discuss Robotic Heart Surgery and the benefits for patients of performing cardiac surgery robotically with minimally invasive techniques. He also describes how operating robotically is different than traditional surgery.

‘Heart surgery transformation with use of robots.’
Channel 7 News

This patient benefited greatly from Robotic Coronary Bypass. Being sight impaired, it was very important to reduce the pain and trauma of traditional surgery by providing him with an expedited recovery period. This enabled him to return home sooner with better mobility and less pain, while still achieving the best possible surgical outcome.

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