TAVI-MIDCAB Rip Retractors

The anterolateral access for Cardiothoracic Surgery

The Aesculap TAVI-MIDCAB Retraction System is a modularretraction system for all anterolateral incision.


  • Designed with double joint arms
  • Interchangeable blades
  • Different blades Options
  • Stabilizer with a ball joint
  • Stabilizer with suction solution
  • Also useful for TAVI procedures and all anterolateral minithoractomies


In addition to the TAVI-MIDCAB Retraction System Aesculap offers a multiplicity of other sternum retractors for adults and children – in stainless steel or aluminum – as well as a mammaria retractor. Median retractors can be found under the chapter Sternum Retractors.