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What are the symptoms of CABG failure?

What are the symptoms of CABG failure?

Same as CAD: CABG failure either means the grafts clotted off or else the grafts were not placed in the best area to bypass all the blockages, especially in patients with diffuse blockages where there may not have been a good place no matter what ... Symptoms are return of the angina, decreased exercise tolerance, fatigue, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, nausea, sweating, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (Definition)

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


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Patient for CABG has totally occluded rt ica and lt ica stenosis 80% no previous neurological symptoms?

Patient for CABG has totally occluded rt ica and lt ica stenosis 80% no previous neurological symptoms?

Carotid CABG: Whatever is untreated may cause a problem. If CABG urgent then proceed and consider simultaneous CEA/CABG. If not, consider staged procedures. If coronary PTA/stent an option instead of CABG then proceed. Carotid stent placement a consideration but would need to be on plavix (clopidogrel) for at least a month thus delaying CABG. If drug eluting coronary stent placed I would go ahead with CEA whIle on plavix (clopidogrel). ...Read more

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Our family do not have history in heart attack, but after thetering, doctor suggest my dad for CABG. But my dad have no symptomps so far. what to do?

CABG: he must have had some abnormal test for the doctor to recommend a CABG, family hx is one risk factor for heart disease but so is smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity to name a few. ...Read more

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I'm AF , My EF 60%, I haven't heart attact, no symtomps, no angina& haven't stenting. After CABG & LAA ligation, need anticoagulant or antiplatelet?

I'm AF , My EF 60%, I haven't heart attact, no symtomps, no angina& haven't stenting.  After CABG & LAA ligation, need anticoagulant or  antiplatelet?

Antiplatelets: Usually anti-platelets are the stand treatment to prevent a further heart attack in the setting of a known coronary artery disease and post CABG. Anticoagulants could be used in such instances like atrial fibrillation or history of DVT or PE. Left atrial appendage exclusion reduce but does not eliminate the risk of strokes from atrial fibrillation therefore often times anticoagulants are continued ...Read more

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During my cabg, if i had trauma to my mammary artery during harvesting could that of lead to my graft failure in one year ?

During my cabg, if i had trauma to my mammary artery during harvesting could that of lead to my graft failure in one year ?

Yes: The internal mammary artery is the workhorse of cardiac bypass surgery. Harvesting the artery takes some skill and patience, and damage to the artery can cause early graft failure. This is usually identified during surgery. ...Read more

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What is cabg?

CABG: Coronary artery bypass graft..... read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/coronary-bypass-surgery/basics/definition/prc-20023680 ...Read more

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What does CABG stand for?

Cabg: stands for coronary artery bypass graft. This is when a blood vessel from the body (artery or vein) is used to reroute blood around a blockage in an artery that feeds the heart. ...Read more

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Heard about cabg, what is it?

Cabg: stands for Coronary artery bypass grafting. When there are severe blockages in the arteries that feed the heart, blood vessels from the body are used to reroute blood past these blockages. ...Read more

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