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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
? Ischemic : Your father's condition is such that it should be discussed in person with his doctor. Adverse effects of medication, peptic ulcer, and chronic mesent ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Heart surgery.: Bypass surgery is an operation in which surgeons create a bypass to allow blood to go around blockages in the arteries. To accomplish a bypass, surgeo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There are several facets of the puzzle that go into this decision. You and your physician need to sit down and decide which is in your best interest.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
High volume: Choose a center with a high volume. You can ask around to find out the volume and outcomes in your area.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Serious: But done with excellent results. How serious is not having by pass surgery if you need it?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Certainly: Bypasses are for the diseased, obstructed coronary arteries to the heart. Average 3-4 grafts per operation . More or less grafts depends on the ana ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Many people have had more than 1 bypass surgery. Fortunately, the surgery is very durable, and if there are problems years later, the treatment is of ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
About 3 hours: Hello pbloom -- uncomplicated heart bypass should take about 2-3 hours.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Going around: The grafts in bypass grafting route blood around blockages in the native arteries.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Thomas
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Approximately: The time (incision to dressing) for a quintuple bypass is 3.5 hours plus or minus.

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