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How long does a triple bypass take to complete?

How long does a triple bypass take to complete?

Depends...: Every patient's anatomy is a little different. An experienced surgeon would likely complete the procedure in about 2.5 hours. The anesthesia and transport are added time. ...Read more

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I had a triple bypass and two stents how long will it last?

I had a triple bypass and two stents how long will it last?

More info needed: Which one are you talking about ? The bypass or the stents? Which was done first? How many grafts? Which type? Vien vs arterial grafts? Are you a diabetic, do smoke? Are the stents drug eluting or bare metal? So you see too much of your information is missing to make an intelligent assessment. ...Read more

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My dad had triple bypass surgery last week he has contd to cough since the surgery. Is it normal after his bypass surgery? If yes, how long ?

My dad had triple bypass surgery last week he has contd to cough since the surgery. Is it normal after his bypass surgery? If yes, how long ?

Cough: Bypass surgery by itself is not going cause cough, may be another reason for it. It could be from medication or infection or asthmatic reaction in the lung. Once the cause is identified and treated the cough should subside ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from triple bypass heart surgery?

How long does it take to recover from triple bypass heart surgery?

Weeks to Months: You will be home usually within a week but rehabilitation is a big part of recovery and it will take several more weeks before you feel 100%. The sternotomy will be sore until it fully heals. In addition, if you had a vein harvest from the legs, it takes several weeks for these wounds to heal. Overall it takes a month or two before you feel fully recovered. ...Read more

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How long does a triple bypass last, before you will need some other form of heart surgery?

How long does a triple bypass last, before you will need some other form of heart surgery?

It really depends: Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. A bypass surgery does not cure you of coronary artery disese. You can form new blockages in your arteries or even the bypass grafts. Arterial grafts like mammary arteries tend to last a long time. Vein grafts often last about 7-10 yrs. Have you quit smoking and watched your diet? All of these things are improtant. ...Read more

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What is triple bypass?

What is triple bypass?

CABG: Triple bypass refers to 3 coronary artery blockages being bypassed by surgery. ...Read more

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What can I eat after a triple bypass?

What can I eat after a triple bypass?

Low fat, low salt...: Is probably the best type of diet to have after heart surgery. That doesn't mean you can't ever have fatty foods or salty foods, but limiting your intake on them significantly would be beneficial. ...Read more

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What are chances of surviving a triple bypass?

Very good: More than 95 percent chance of making full recovery. ...Read more

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How do you perform a triple bypass on someone?

How do you perform a triple bypass on someone?

Open heart surgery: This involves open heart surgery and placing a patient on the heart lung machine. ...Read more