A 42-year-old member asked:
how dangerous is heart bypass surgery?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Brian Mott answered
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not very: The average mortality rate from CABG nationally is about 2-3%. This increases in older, sicker patients with more medical illnesses, and those with heart failure and acute heat attacks.
Answered on Aug 18, 2018
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!