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How likely is surviving open heart surgery?

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Dr. Creighton Wright answered

Specializes in surgery

Risk factors can change that, but generally the risk from surgery is low< 2% dying, bleeding, infection etc. Obese, diabetic, renal failure, smokers do not do as well.

Answered Nov 26, 2018

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