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What are the worst consequences of heart bypass?
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Dr. Andrew Freeman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Death, Heart Failure
The worst consequence of all would be death, but others would include heart failure (a weak heart), infection (mediastinitis), pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart), stroke, heart attack and others.
Fortunately, in good hands these are pretty rare.

In brief: Death, Heart Failure
The worst consequence of all would be death, but others would include heart failure (a weak heart), infection (mediastinitis), pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart), stroke, heart attack and others.
Fortunately, in good hands these are pretty rare.
Dr. Andrew Freeman
Dr. Andrew Freeman
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Complications
From the surgery itself including possibility of death.
Let's focus on the benefits which can be substantial...Including increased life expectancy.

In brief: Complications
From the surgery itself including possibility of death.
Let's focus on the benefits which can be substantial...Including increased life expectancy.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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