A 56-year-old member asked:
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how likely is surviving open heart surgery?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Very good: 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 on Nov 26, 2018
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