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A 65-year-old male asked:

i'm in af also cad ,which one more high risk between cabg alone with cabg do with maze procedure in same time??

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
CABG with maze: CABG with maze and clipping the appantage would be the most ideal procedure for you
Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
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Nov 9, 2014
Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Depends: This often depends on your particular characteristics and your anatomy. Increasingly, in appropriate cases, surgeons as performing the maze procedure in patients with afib who need CABG. The long-term success of eliminating afib is pretty good and the operative risk is low. You should discuss your particulars in more detail with your cardiologist and CT surgeon. Best of luck!

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