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What does it mean to be in popliteal aneurysm rehabilitation for two bypass leg?

What does it mean to be in popliteal aneurysm rehabilitation for two bypass leg?

Need more info: Your question does not make sense. There is no rehab for pop aneurysm. Do you mean that you have aneurysm of the bypass at the popliteal artery. If so then that needs to be repaired if greater then 1.8 cm. ...Read more

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What kind of physical rehab would be good for a leg that has had bypass due to a popliteal aneurysm?

What kind of physical rehab would be good for a leg that has had bypass due to a popliteal aneurysm?

Use it!: In general, return to regular daily activity is the best rehab for fem-pop bypass patients. Attention to range of motion is important to avoid contracture, and elevation to relieve leg swelling will be very helpful. ...Read more

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What kind of physical rehabilitation would be good for a leg that has had a bypass due to a popliteal aneurysm?

Walking: Many times, supervised physical therapy can be helpful after surgery to build strength and balance and reduce pain. Walking or using a stationary bike can be a great way to start because they are low impact exercises which can really help with reducing swelling and increasing range of motion. ...Read more

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My grandpa is having double bypass, should be concerned?

My grandpa is having double bypass, should be concerned?

Of course: Any major surgery should be a concern. However, now a daysbypass is common in the elderly. things to monitor post op are confusion and sensitivyt to meds- pain meds, sleeping pills, anyhting that may contribute to delirium(acute confusion) in the hosptial. Often times the recovery is worse then the surgery ...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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Atherectomy is it better than bypass?

Atherectomy is it  better than bypass?

No: Bypass if needed and possible is a better form of revascularization. To this day, and to the best of my knowledge, there have not been any studies that show angioplasty of any kind has a better long-term outcome than bypass surgery. ...Read more