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What are common complications of open heart surgery?
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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Complications heart
Potential complications of heart surgery include but are not limited to bleeding, infection both of the surgical site and elsewhere, pulmonary embolism, stroke, and heart rhythm disturbances.
Death is also a potential complication but fortunately is not common.

In brief: Complications heart
Potential complications of heart surgery include but are not limited to bleeding, infection both of the surgical site and elsewhere, pulmonary embolism, stroke, and heart rhythm disturbances.
Death is also a potential complication but fortunately is not common.
Dr. Mark Milunski
Dr. Mark Milunski
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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Just a few
Common would consist of atrial fibrillation, need for oxygen, and swollen legs.

In brief: Just a few
Common would consist of atrial fibrillation, need for oxygen, and swollen legs.
Dr. Brian Mott
Dr. Brian Mott
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