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coronary artery bypass graft

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Carefully: The distal end of the internal mammary artery is anastomosed to the coronary artery distal to the atheromatous plaque using 8-0 polypropilene and high ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Readers digest vers: The short and sweet of it is that bypass grafting when indicated is open heart surgery. The chest is opened along the sternum with a saw. The heart is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Similiar: Similiar symptoms to what one experienced before surgery: chest pain, shortness of breath, heart failure.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience in Cardiology
Relief of angina: This is a "detour" created to get blood past a blockage of an artery to supply the heart muscle. It is done to relieve angina, and in some specific ci ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Bypass : Going around a blocked vessel to bring blood and nutrients to distal areas to blocked vessels that is not getting oxygen.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Many ways: CABG can provide relief of anginal symptoms and improve one's quality of life. It can improve overall mortality depending on the coronary arteries inv ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Pda: Posterior descending vessel -this is the branch of right coronary artery when the dominant vessel is right . Or circumflex when there is left dominan ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Depends on country: The specific cost of operations vary with the country, city, hospital, surgeons. Actual cost is multifactorial. Ask your hospital.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
CAD: Coronary artery bypass graft surgery is generally recommended for those that have severe coronary artery disease (cad). This is commonly referred to a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience in Cardiology
Coronary bypass: What is your specific question about bypass surgery?