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What happens if a person had only a 40% chance of surviving heart by pass surgery how bad would they have to be?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Probability: Coronary bypass surgery is done with a great deal of success. To be quoted only a 40% chance of survival would imply very abnormal cardiorespiratory function. Other organ systems might also be quite abnormal.
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