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what to expect after triple bypass surgery

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Different Levels: Skin healing 1-2 weeks bone healing 2-4 months off pain meds several weeks return to work varies if it is your business! usually 6-8 weeks for non ... Read More
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Triple bypass: About 4-6 weeks to feel pretty normal again.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Better: Varies from person to person. You might still be a bit sore, get tired with activity, maybe some swelling. However you should be feeling better as eac ... Read More
Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Better, but not: Yet 100%. Some patients take many months to recover fully. Keep up the cardiac rehab and work with your doctor to optimize recovery. Hope this helps.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Why induce coma: 33F asks why put a pt in a medical induced coma after triple bypass surgery. Many reasons but first would be suspect brain injury due to low BP dur ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: It probably is secondary to postop inflammatory changes in the chest wall after cabg.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
3 coronaries: Aorta or internal mammary to coronary artery anastomosis distal to area of stenosis in the coronary.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
About 4 hours: The average time of bypass surgery if about four hours but it depends on a lot ot things. Some surgeons are faster than others but that does not neces ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Varies: The graft may have closed because it was attached to a diffusely diseased vessel with miminal flow. If the area is collateralized, nothing may need t ... Read More
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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
capacity of heart: You definetly high risk( likley genetic ) heart hisotry. EF 40 % is determined by echocardiogarm as " contractioj " capacity of left ventricule to " ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
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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