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What is bypass surgery?

What is bypass surgery?

Heart surgery.: Bypass surgery is an operation in which surgeons create a bypass to allow blood to go around blockages in the arteries. To accomplish a bypass, surgeons use a graft - a blood vessel from the leg or chest. With the graft in place, blood can now flow freely to the heart muscle, bypassing the blocked or narrowed section of the artery. A week's stay in the hospital is usually necessary afterwards. ...Read more

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Bypass Surgery (Definition)

Bypass surgery is done to aid in weight loss and recovery from obesity by drastically diminishing the size and absorptive capacity of the stomach. Bypass surgery is often successful, but requires extensive follow-up with ...Read more


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What's is multiple bypass surgery?

What's is multiple bypass surgery?

Certainly: Bypasses are for the diseased, obstructed coronary arteries to the heart. Average 3-4 grafts per operation . More or less grafts depends on the anatomy and obstructions and coronary sizes. ...Read more

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What options if bypass surgery cannot be performed?

Meds, PCI, TMR: Medical therapy first and foremost. Angioplasty if suitable target vessels. Tmr is laser channels for refractory angina if above fail. ...Read more

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What is bladder bypass surgery? When does someone need it?

What is bladder bypass surgery? When does someone need it?

Urinary diversion: The urinary tract diversion, rather than the bypass surgery is performed whenever the urinary bladder has been completely removed. Usually a new bladder is performed using ileum or colon, and separated from the origin, as a single loop which is attached to the abdominal wall and the skin. the ureters are connected to the new bladder, and now the flow has a different rout. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is bladder bypass surgery and why does one need it?

Can you tell me what is bladder bypass surgery and why does one need it?

Bladder Bypass: What bladder you are talking about? Is it urinary bladder or gall bladder. Why do you want to know? Explain your problem. I will answer to a specific question. Space is limited and it is difficult to answer open ended questions. ...Read more

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What is aneurysm bypass surgery?

Usually replace: Graft material is sewn or implanted to replace the deteriorated arterial segment-aneurysm .Occasionally bypassed and ligated in popliteal but usually endo grafted or replaced in abdomen or chest . ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a bypass surgery that is done to the heart?

Could you explain what is a bypass surgery that is done to the heart?

Bypass surgery: ... Uses blood vessels from your body, like veins from your leg or arteries from your chest or arms, to route blood around blockages in the arteries that distribute blood to your heart (so the blockage is "bypassed"). Your doctor can go into more detail. ...Read more

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What is heart bypass surgery ?

What is heart bypass surgery
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Bypass blockage: In simple terms, when you the arteries that take blood to the heart muscles are blocked, blood does not reach the further parts of the distribution area. So bypass literally bypasses the blockage with another artery supplying blood to the part of the heart distal to the blockage. ...Read more

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What does heart bypass surgery do in the heart?

What does heart bypass surgery do in the heart?

Improves blood flow: Bypass surgery is done for blockages in the heart arteries. Essentially we add more blood vessels to the heart to deliver blood to the areas blocked off. We go around the blockages (bypass). We're plumbers :). We put new pipe in by hooking up before and after the blockages. Unfortunately i can't go to home depot and buy pipe so we get it from veins in legs and arteries from breast bone and arms. ...Read more

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