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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sumit Kalra
20 years experience Cardiology
Stress test : It sounds like you had a cardiac stress test.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your : Your symptoms are very concerning, especially with your past medical history. You must seek an immediate medical evaluation. Please call your cardio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Femoral procedure: Procedures performed through the femoral artery usually don't prevent you from walking or driving unless there is a complication to the procedure. If ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Briefly: It would only interfere for a day or 2.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shayani
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends : Test would be done to determine if you’re a candidate for minimally invasive heart surgery. Some deciding factors may include medical history, age, ty ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
26 years experience Cardiology
1998: In may 1998, dr. Friedrich-wilhelm mohr using the da vinci surgical system performed the first robotically assisted heart bypass at the leipzig heart ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
Ablation?: Not sure exactly what procedure you are asking about. Maybe an ablation for atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmia? Those are generally quite safe.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
31 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Mostly....: The biggest difference is usually the incision size, with minimally invasive being smaller and often avoiding opening the breastbone. The actual surg ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
No: The defib. Device is implatnted in the inner chambers of the heart and bypass is on the out side of the heart where the coronary arteries lie.Unless t ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Pressure measurement: Right heart catheterization is usually carried out to measure oxygen levels, intracardiac pressures, and cardiac output, as well as cardiac tissue bio ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Groin or wrist : Groin or wrist arteries.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Smaller incisions: Instead of opening the chest widely, the heart is accessed through smaller incisions. This may result in a shorter recovery. Of course, having restric ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Stepwise: In short, after anesthesia is induced, the chest is opened and in some cases, the heart and lungs are bypassed (some are not done this way). Then arte ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Cardiovascular surg: Cardiovascular surgeons can do bypass symptoms by either an open procedure or by a min invasive method. The open procedure requires the sternum to be ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Not necessarily: A CABG if done without cardiopulmonary bypass (cpb) does not require the heart to be opened, however most cabgs are done with cpb requires cannula pla ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
This defines them: Heart surgeon (cardiovascular surgeon) does coronary bypass surgeries as well as heart valve replacements.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ICD: They are complementary and not competing therapies.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
Yes: This would be heart surgery performed without cutting through the sternum (breast bone) at the front of the chest.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
No: It was put in for a reason so unless something has changed, it will ordinarily be left in place unless the battery is failing, in which case it would ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Bypass: The heart is stopped and the blood returning to the heart is instead diverted to the pump oxygenator, a machine that adds oxygen to the blood which is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience Cardiology
Maze: Atrial fibrillation is a difficult condition to eradicate even after a maze procedure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CABG: There are forms of CABG which require only a small incision rather than a full sternly splitting operation. All cases are not appropriate for minimal ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart surgery: The machine is connected via catheters to an inlet from the venous system and an outflow in the aorta, the unoxygenated blood flows into the machine a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Yes: It depends on the condition.

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