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Bypass surgery vs pacemaker

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Pacemaker : Yes, it is as safe as it is in the non bypass patients.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Serious: But done with excellent results. How serious is not having by pass surgery if you need it?
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
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
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Coronary?: The operation may be 2-5!hours per surgeon and patient needs. Each bypass and connection requires time and talent. 5-10 minutes each is ok but many... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Effective: Reduce angina, save muscle, prolong life of many but some low frequency serious risks death bleeding infection sternal infection stroke recurre... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 28 years experience
Stoppage of flow: Aneurysm expands while receiving blood flow - most of the time slowly. To decrease the risk of ongoing expansion and eventual rupture - a bypass dive... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Depends: Leg bypasses are typically done when someone has pain or a non-healing wound from poor circulation. If the bypass is open then it will be effective at... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Quite high: Depends on risk factors going in! the operation itself carries good results in general, but smokers, diabetics, obese have increased risks to have th... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
Ask surgeon;complexQ: The answer is, "it depends". What do you mean by mortality rate? Death on the table? Death in 30 days? Death in 1 yr? 5 yrs? 10 yrs? Also, answer will... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Bypass surgery: If he has blocked coronary arteries, and they can it be fixed with stenting, then yes he will need bypass surgery. It is a big operation, but is safe ... Read More
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