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quadruple bypass heart surgery survival rate

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Variable : What condition? Congenital, coronary, valvular etc. Associated risks, obese, smoking, diabetes, kidney failure all add to risk. All, things equ ... Read More
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
What kind?: Which type of cardiac surgery you are referring to? Repair of av canal, transposition, tetralogy, tapvr, erbs , tricuspid atresia, hypoplastic left he ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Number of vessels: Triple (3) versus quadruple (4) vessels bypassed...
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CAB: The only difference is in how many bypasses are performed. Triple would be three vessels bypassed, quadruple would be four; the operation is the same ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: One additional graft hookup to another coronary. Ten- fifteen minute longer operation. The rest of the operation is about the same risks and benefit ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Most anything: If no difficulty sitting, chewing, swallowing and is hungry. Many will have limited appetite so finding things they like is important. Short term ev ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
49 years experience Cardiology
Usually 6-8 weeks: Assuming this was not minimally invasive or a percutaneous procedure, but a regular sternotomy with or without extracorporeal circulation ("on/off pum ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hennig
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Stop smoking...: Chances are that after bypass surgery you will not need oxygen at home. But that being said, stopping smoking is an absolute necessity. All the pain ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Viagra (sildenafil) and stent: This question needs to be asked of your doctor/cardiologist who knows you, your condition and your medications. If you are taking nitrates as part of ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stork
43 years experience Anesthesiology
Possibly: Your surgeon should also be able to address these questions, as they are certainly well-versed in the complications related to bypass, and also what s ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
See cardiologist: For heart patients less than a year after bypass it's best to play it safe and see cardiologist. Your dad at 50 is probably at higher risk since he h ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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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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