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Are cardiac bypass patients usually put on a vent?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree
In brief: During surgery
During surgery, yes. And sometimes for a short period after surgery.

In brief: During surgery
During surgery, yes. And sometimes for a short period after surgery.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
It varies from hospital to hospital but commonly patients are on a ventilator for several hours post operatively.
People are usually heavily sedated and the time passes very quickly for most.

In brief: Yes
It varies from hospital to hospital but commonly patients are on a ventilator for several hours post operatively.
People are usually heavily sedated and the time passes very quickly for most.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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