Developed jointly with Prof. Tristan D. Yan, this set of instruments is specifically designed for “Minimal Access Aortic Surgery”, compatible with both mini-sternotomy and mini-thoracotomy approaches.

With a long-standing tradition of finest craftsmanship, Delacroix-Chevalier continues to deliver the highest quality surgical instruments that enable our surgeons around the world to achieve ultimate tactile control and surgical precision. 


"A Surgeon is not merely an operator, but a master of a craft operating with hands, mind and heart."
Tristan D. Yan, MD. PhD

Video 1. Designed jointly with Professor Tristan Yan, this set of Delacroix-Chevalier surgical instruments has been specifically developed for minimal access aortic valve replacement and proximal aortic replacement. In this video, Professor Yan demonstrates the use of these instruments in a female patient undergoing EDWARDS INTUITY Elite Rapid Deployment Valve implantation and coronary artery bypass grafting via a 4-cm access incision.