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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few weeks: It depend what surgery was done how involve the surgery was.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends, of course: Depends on what procedure was done. Many vascular procedures are now done with wires and catheters and allow treatment as an outpatient. I recommend ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends on procedure: Recovery after any surgical procedure is variable in duration and difficulty. The biggest factors that affect recovery are the procedure itself, your ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Excisional atherect : Rockhawk is a device used by endovascular surgeons that can remove plaque inside of arteries through small tubes called sheaths that are inserted thro ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Vascular surgery: Its a big topic. Ask away.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Medication: Gabapentum or Lyrica (pregabalin) beneficial. Gabapentum lower side effect profile see your physician for direction.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not without risk: In properly selected patients leg bypass surgery is not dangerous, however, it's not without its risks. A patient in need of leg bypass for pad is kn ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Very effective when done for selected disease state . Aortofemoral femoropopliteal femorodistal etc!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Peripheral artery dz: You need to discuss your disease with your vascular surgeon. The choice of procedures depends on the anatomy of your problem and your physiology, none ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multiple: Multiple but manageable. The surgical risks are bleeding, infection, heart attack, stroke, and death. All are relatively low. The post surgical iss ... 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple question : Contact one of us or your doctor for further help
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Small risk: As with all surgery, there is some risk. Your exact risk will depend on your comorbidities.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Yes: The coronaries are to deliver oxygen and nutrients to the muscle of the heart. When there are blockages in the native arteries a surgeon can open the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely : This would be unlikely , however disruptive technologies are always appearing. Atherectomy, as currently performed, is not done in veins due to high r ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CABG: CABG is performed within the thoracic cavity.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Coronary artery bypass can be done with either the internal mammary arteries under ther sternum (there is one on each side), the radial arteries in th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Wyffels
Specializes in Critical Care
Yes: Artery bypass refers to a tube ( natural such as vein or artificial such as ptfe ) with one end sewn to the artery upstream from the blockage and the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: ... Mostly on how you are doing. If you can walk, sit, and move around, and if your wound is healing well, you should be able to fly after your discha ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Vascular surgeon: A vascular surgeon.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience 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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Bypass: The resident assists the surgeon.

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