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Is It Common To Have Heart Pain After You Have A Quadruple Bypass
It can be: Immediately and up to a month or so, most patients will describe sternal pain but it is typically resolving. Pain may also be due to a rib fracture or an intercostal nerve, this takes longer to resolve. Any pain that resembles the "angina" pain prior to surgery or simply does not go away or gets worse should be relayed to the doctor and investigated as to the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The heart has 3 main arteries that supply its needed blood flow. When blockages in these arteries form then chest pain, shortness of breath, and heart attacks can occur. Coronary artery bypass is 1 method of treatment. Veins and arteries are used to go around the blockages. These are sewn in before and after the blockages in ...Read more
I had bypass surgery quadruple bypass surgery about 4 months ago had chest pains about a week ago is there any way to test for heart attack after week?
Possibly: Although there are three main coronary arteries, these arteries themselves may have significant branches that themselves may need bypassing. So 4 grafts do not necessarily treat all the major arteries, but will treat the 4 that are blocked. ...Read more
Number of vessels: Triple (3) versus quadruple (4) vessels bypassed... ...Read more
Yes: Chest pain is always a concern particularly if you are known to have coronary disease. However, it could be pain related to something else such as the incision. Your doctor could figure this out by talking to you and examining you and perhaps running some tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: You need to discuss with your cardiologist to assure all of the arteries are still open. ...Read more
Mum is 79 she has diabetes very poor circulation in her legs and has had 2 heart attacts. She's been told she needs quadruple bypass surgery,?
Question?: Not sure what your question is exactly. If you are wondering whether she should have bypass or not (with her other medical conditions), that is a difficult question to answer without a thorough workup, which is best done by her cardiologist. That will determine whether she would be able to tolerate the procedure in the first place or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cabg: Read this: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/tests-procedures/coronary-bypass-surgery/basics/definition/prc-20023680.Get a more detailed answer ›
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