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Doctor insights on: Which Body Cavities Are Involved Coronary Bypass Surgery

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Dr. Gregg Nishi
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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 is coronary artery bypass surgery like?

What is coronary artery bypass surgery like?

Major surgery: It's one of the most commonly performed major operations. Routinely, surgery takes about 4-5 hours; hospitalization last 4-7 days on average. One recovers over 4-8 weeks with full recovery by 4-6 months. No driving for 6 weeks. The purpose is to help folks return to full function with normal life and is successful in the vast majority. ...Read more

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What cavity would you do coronary bypass surgery on?

What cavity would you do coronary bypass surgery on?

The heart is at : Chest cavity. Typical open heart surgery required a midsternotomy. Opening the chest along the sternum and retracting laterally. You will see the pericardial sac. After pericardiotomy you will see the heart beating at he cavity. ...Read more

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Tell me about minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery?

Tell me about minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery?

2 definitions: One definition is the avoidance of cardiopulmonary bypass or "off-pump." more classic definition is any surgery that avoids a stenotomy (dividing the breastbone). This can be done with a mini-thoracotomy or completely endoscopic with robotics. ...Read more

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What to tell me about minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery?

Possible: There are some indications, and some risks. Many patients have multiple vessels involved and on the back of the heart. Standard operation gives great exposure, full revasculariazion with low risk through the years. Some minimal are also not so minimal!, when examined! ...Read more

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What is the patient criteria for minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery?

Anatomy of disease: Where the blockages are in the coronaries can determine whether a patient is a candidate for minimally invasive cabg. More experienced surgeons may be able do minimally invasively what some other surgeons cannot. Sometimes a minimally invasive approach is not the safest way to do the surgery. ...Read more

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I would like data on how scientists have studied the effectiveness of coronary bypass surgery. do you know where I could find this info?

I would like data on how scientists have studied the effectiveness of coronary bypass surgery. do you know where I could find this info?

Much written: There is a great deal written about this subject. Much more than I can possibly summarize here. I tried to find you a reference that will provide the basics. Check this out: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?cid=2F8A515DD480D840&resid=2F8A515DD480D840%211444&app=WordPdf ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more