*Corresponding author:Juan Miguel Gil Jaurena, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Hospital Gregorio Marañón, C/O´Donnell 50. 28009. Madrid, Spain
Received: July 16, 2018; Published: July 20, 2018
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Surgical closure of cardiac defects via a full mid-line sternotomy has been considered the gold standard for over 50 years. Due to the boom in interventional cardiology and the proliferation of techniques such as laparoscopy or thoracoscopy in other surgical specialties, several teams have adopted alternative approaches to median sternotomy [1-7].