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How many heart bypass operations can someone have?

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Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology

In brief: More than one.

After the first one, the risk goes up due to the presence of adhesions, which can increase the risk of excessive bleeding.
Most will receive no more than two, at which point one must ask whether the risky surgery is the answer.

In brief: More than one.

After the first one, the risk goes up due to the presence of adhesions, which can increase the risk of excessive bleeding.
Most will receive no more than two, at which point one must ask whether the risky surgery is the answer.
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No limit but....

No specific limit , but each subsequent one is more risky.

In brief: No limit but....

No specific limit , but each subsequent one is more risky.
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