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What are the advantages and limitations of coronary artery bypass surgery?

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Dr. Jeffrey Everett
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Survival advantage

The advantages include relief of chest pain, prevention of heart attack and improving survival.
The limitations include risks of surgery, pain and recovery time.

In brief: Survival advantage

The advantages include relief of chest pain, prevention of heart attack and improving survival.
The limitations include risks of surgery, pain and recovery time.
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
Dr. Jeffrey Everett
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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Better long term

For select patients, those with diabetes, left main or 3 vessel disease, depressed left ventricular function the results are dramatic for long term survival, decreased reintervention rates and symptom relief.

In brief: Better long term

For select patients, those with diabetes, left main or 3 vessel disease, depressed left ventricular function the results are dramatic for long term survival, decreased reintervention rates and symptom relief.
Dr. Brian Mott
Dr. Brian Mott
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