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BEST OF HEALTH Minimally Invasive is Best When it Comes to Heart Surgery which allows surgeons to use highly specialized technology to perform precise surgical procedures, all through three small incisions. Our world-class surgeons are pioneers in the most advanced techniques — proven approaches that have the following advantages: • Faster recovery • Quicker return to normal activities • Less pain and scarring • Less blood loss Lankenau is a leader in minimally invasive heart bypass surgery. More than 70 percent of the patients who seek out Dr. Francis Sutter, the most experienced robotic heart bypass surgeon in the U.S., are candidates for a minimally invasive, roboticassisted bypass. Only a limited number of surgeons in the world Expertise in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery HE ART AND SCIENCE of surgery has progressed dramatically. It is important to know all of your options. Most patients who require heart surgery are candidates for a minimally invasive approach. However, the vast majority are still offered the traditional sternotomy procedure, which requires a 10- to 12inch rib-spreading incision down the chest so the surgeon can operate on the heart. It doesn’t have to be this way. At Lankenau Medical Center, just outside of Philadelphia, PA, minimally invasive heart surgery has replaced the traditional sternotomy as the standard approach. The surgery can be performed using the da Vinci® surgical robot, T have the expertise to perform this progressive procedure. Lankenau also is a leader in minimally invasive heart valve surgery. Dr. Scott Goldman, a heart surgeon and a nationally renowned expert in mitral valve repair, performs 90 percent of these surgeries using a minimally invasive approach. The heart surgeons at Lankenau are also among an exclusive group of physicians performing minimally invasive aortic valve replacement. Lankenau Medical Center is committed to setting the standard for minimally invasive and robotic heart surgery — across the U.S. and around the world. Learn more at 60 NOVEMBER 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - November 2012

US Airways - November 2012
Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Best Holiday Getaways
Hub Crawl: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Wine & Dine: Mendoza, Argentina Wines
Wine & Dine: Barbecoa Restaurant, London
Adventure: Thrifty in San Francisco
Adventure: Skiing Mt. Baker, Washington
Great Escapes: Red Horse Inn, South Carolina
Gear Up: Bar Ware
Making It Real: America's Historic Sites
Best of Education: Miller School of Albemarle
Silent Heroes: Honor Flight Network
Crossing Borders: Charlotte, North Carolina
Best of Health: Lankenau Medical Center
University Spotlight: University of Dayton
Celebrate Richmond, Virginia
Special Section: Chateau on Central
Must Read: Heisman — The Man Behind the Trophy
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Giving: Miles for Good
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - November 2012