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What is a triple heart bypass surgery?

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In brief: 3 coronaries bypasse

The heart, in general has 3 major arteries ( left anterior, circumflex and right) but there can be a lot of variation and branches like highways and streets to get the blood traffic distributed.
We bypass those with wrecks- stenosis obstructions . 3-4 is common on the average. More is possible depending on the anatomy and disease.

In brief: 3 coronaries bypasse

The heart, in general has 3 major arteries ( left anterior, circumflex and right) but there can be a lot of variation and branches like highways and streets to get the blood traffic distributed.
We bypass those with wrecks- stenosis obstructions . 3-4 is common on the average. More is possible depending on the anatomy and disease.
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Dr. Patrick Wyffels
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In brief: 3 bypasses

Triple heart bypass refers to 3 bypass grafts ( tubes ) placed to deliver blood downstream of diseased ( occluded ) heart arteries.
Usually refers to 3 vein bypass grafts.

In brief: 3 bypasses

Triple heart bypass refers to 3 bypass grafts ( tubes ) placed to deliver blood downstream of diseased ( occluded ) heart arteries.
Usually refers to 3 vein bypass grafts.
Dr. Patrick Wyffels
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