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Doctor insights on: Quintuple Bypass Surgery Survival Rate

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Triple bypass surgery survival rate?

Triple bypass surgery survival rate?

Quite high: Depends on risk factors going in!
the operation itself carries good results in general, but smokers, diabetics, obese have increased risks to have the problems and to recover. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Nishi
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Any way to find out the overall survival rate for people who get tripple bypass surgery? Thank you.

Any way to find out the overall survival rate for people who get tripple bypass surgery? Thank you.

Yes: The society of thoracic surgeons has an extensive database that is public.
www. Sts. Org
one can enter other factors
age
diabetes
smoking
heart function
to get to the most accurate rates
generally good results in the usa. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of a triple bypass surgery?

Quite high: Depends on risk factors going in!
the operation itself carries good results in general, but smokers, diabetics, obese have increased risks to have the problems and to recover. ...Read more

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Mortality rate for triple bypass surgery?

Mortality rate for triple bypass surgery?

Ask surgeon;complexQ: The answer is, "it depends". What do you mean by mortality rate? Death on the table? Death in 30 days? Death in 1 yr? 5 yrs? 10 yrs? Also, answer will depend on the surgeon who is performing the procedure as well as any medical problems the pt has aside from heart disease (diabetes, etc.) Stats compiled by NY at http://www. Heartprotect. Com/mortality-stats. Shtml; overall, 4.2% 1-yr mortality in NY. ...Read more

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Why has the rate of gastric bypass surgery increased so drastically in recent years?

Why has the rate of gastric bypass surgery increased so drastically in recent years?

Quick fix: People are generally looking for the fastest way to do something, requiring the least amount of effort and time. Like any other weight loss surgery, over time, you can find a way to beat it. Losing weight the old fashioned way, diet, exercise, and life style modification is the long term way to success. ...Read more

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Which is the fatality rate of carotid artery bypass surgery?

Which is the fatality rate of carotid artery bypass surgery?

Low: Depends on where you are and who you talk to, but most recent registries and studies have the mortality from surgery at about 1-2 percent. The waters get muddy when death, stroke, and heart attack are lumped together. All things considered, carotid surgery gives the best long term results. ...Read more

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What is the risk rate on coronary artery bypass surgery?

STS risk calculator: You can estimate the risk with the sts risk calculator. Search "sts risk calculator" on your favorite search engine. Based on many factors; age, comorbodities, renal function, ect... It will estimate the risk of having surgery.
For a healthy 50 yo it should be around 1% mortality if undergoing bypass. ...Read more

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What is the risk rate for coronary artery bypass surgery?

What is the risk rate for coronary artery bypass surgery?

Not bad: The average national mortality rate for CABG is less than 2%. Other more serious complications occur less than 10% of the time. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of heart bypass surgery?

What is the success rate of heart bypass surgery?

Bypass surgery: The overall mortality of bypass surgery is 3 percent. ...Read more

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What is the complication rate of carotid artery bypass surgery?

What is the complication rate of carotid artery bypass surgery?

3% or less: I assume you mean carotid endarterectomy, which is a relatively common operation to remove plaque which is partially obstructing flow through the artery to the brain. The best surgeons report complication rates of 3% or better. When the carotid artery is totally blocked, then a bypass can be created past the blocked artery. This must be done by a skilled neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What is the death rate of coronary artery bypass surgery?

About 1%.: For a straight forward CABG operation, the mortality rate is less than 1% but as dr. Matos-cruz pointed out, there are many other risk factors that can impact the outcome and raise the mortality rate. ...Read more

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What is the mortality rate due to coronary artery bypass surgery?

What is the mortality rate due to coronary artery bypass surgery?

Depends comorbidity: The society of thoracic surgeons risk calculator determines what was the actual mortality and morbidity on cardiac surgery patients depending on age, weight, renal function, number of vessels involved, left main disease, valvular disease, pulmonary function, cardiac function, existing comorbidities, diabetes, emergency, recent myocardial infarct, salvage, first, second third or more reoperation. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my dad had quintuple bypass surgery.?

What do you suggest if my dad had quintuple bypass surgery.?

Lifestyle: Once healed he should take cardiac rehab and whatever lifestyle changes have been recommended to make the most of going through the procedure. Other family members should also get checked and assess their risk of CAD and make appropriate lifestyle changes to protect themselves. Stopping smoking and controlling blood pressure are two of the most important things to be done. ...Read more

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How long does a quintuple bypass surgery take?

Approximately: The time (incision to dressing) for a quintuple bypass is 3.5 hours plus or minus. ...Read more

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My father had quintuple bypass surgery. Will he recover?

My father had quintuple bypass surgery. Will he recover?

Support him: He should recover however he has heart disease. This must be a difficult time for your father and for your family and it's important to remember that life is well worth the living. Your dad needs to understand the extent and limitations of his disease and follow treatment instructions. However, to the degree that he can, he should enjoy life and you and your family can help him to do that! ...Read more

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Where to get bypass surgery?

Where to get bypass surgery?

High volume: Choose a center with a high volume. You can ask around to find out the volume and outcomes in your area. ...Read more

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What does the "bypass" in bypass surgery mean?

What does the "bypass" in bypass surgery mean?

Going around: The grafts in bypass grafting route blood around blockages in the native arteries. ...Read more

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What are the social and economic impacts of bypass surgery?

Multiple: Social: life saving, return to productive work and family life as parents and grandparents.
Economic: expensive one time for most folks-and return to taxpaying status!, . ...Read more

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What exactly is a triple bypass surgery?

What exactly is a triple bypass surgery?

Bypassing...: Usually the three vessels of the heart (right coronary, left circumflex, and left anterior descending) get bypassed. There could be other combinations of these vessels for the triple bypass, though. ...Read more

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What is the duration of triple bypass surgery?

About 4 hours: The average time of bypass surgery if about four hours but it depends on a lot ot things. Some surgeons are faster than others but that does not necessarily mean that faster is better. Also it depends on how technically difficult the surgery is. I can never be sure how long it will take me to drive to work. That I get there safely is the most important thing. ...Read more