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What is redocoronary artery surgery?

What is redocoronary artery surgery?

Re-do CABG: It is a second or third operation to bypass blocked coronary arteries after previous bypasses fail or new blockages develop. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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How long does it take to recover after artery surgery?

How long does it take to recover after artery surgery?

Depends: It depends on where is the surgery and is it open or endovascular like stenting .. It can be variable from few days to few weeks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about caritod artery surgery and how do it go?

Can you tell me about caritod artery surgery and how do it go?

See below: Carotid artery disease means that the carotid arteries have blockage, usually in the form of atherosclerosis. This can cause stroke. The more severe the blockage, the greater the risk in the absence of neurological symptoms, most cases can be handled with medicine and close periodic follow up by a vascular surgeon. However, if the blockage is more than 80%, surgery will reduce the risk of stroke. ...Read more

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How long does it take people to recover after major artery surgery?

How long does it take people to recover after major artery surgery?

Depends: It depends on where is the surgery and is it open or endovascular like stenting .. It can be variable from few days to few weeks. ...Read more

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How risky is clogged neck artery surgery?

How risky is clogged neck artery surgery?

Not very.: Carotid endarterectomy, in qualified hands, should be problem free over 94% of the time. In some patients, the risk is even lower. Usually, the cea operation is recommended when the risk of not doing it is higher. Surgery is far and away the safest option; complication rates are higher with other techniques. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and risks of choosing minimally invasive coronary artery surgery?

What are the benefits and risks of choosing minimally invasive coronary artery surgery?

Faster recovery...: The avoidance of a sternotomy usually allows return to full activity much sooner. There is also a reduced need for blood transfusions. ...Read more

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Can you be too old to have carotid artery surgery?

Can you be too old to have carotid artery surgery?

Not necessarily: Age is relative. If a high functioning person has a TIA (mini-stroke) or a full blown stroke with carotid artery narrowing > 50%, then offering carotid surgery is an option. Poor cardiac function ( a bad heart ) is a contraindication for general anesthesia, however there are other options such as carotid stenting or an awake carotid endarterectomy using a nerve block. ...Read more

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What is recovery time after carotid artery surgery?

What is recovery time after carotid artery surgery?

Recovery after CEA: I ask my patients to see me back in the office around 7-10 days after the procedure and tell them they can return to full speed at that point but the neck will take about 4-6 weeks to go back to flat again. ...Read more

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At what usual age are you too old for carotid artery surgery?

It depends.: It depends on the functional status of the patient. I have done carotid surgery on a 96 yo who was highly functional. Overall the incidence of stroke is slightly higher but still very low. What also has to be considered is whether the patient is symptomatic or not. ...Read more

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