How do cardiac surgeons adapt to the changing environment and information that we now have at our fingertips? Minimally invasive robotic surgery provides additional options to the perioperative patient, what unconventional therapies might compliment this? This piece gets into specifics regarding pain management and the multimodal approach. How do you prepare patients with an understanding regarding how and what you’re doing? How important is collaboration with surgical colleagues?

This piece is presented by Desiree Chappell and Sol Aronson with their guest Himani Bhatt, Director of Cardiovascualar Anaesthesia at Mount Siani, Ichan School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Cardiac Anesthesiology, at The Mount Sinai Hospital.