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How is a coronary artery bypass surgery (cabg) done?
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Complex, routine
With or without a heart-lung machine to isolate the heart from the circulation, conduits like vein segments or arteries are placed from the aorta (oxygenated blood) to the target artery beyond the blockage site, thus restoring oxygen to the heart muscle.
If suitable, off-pump procedures can be used, though uncertain how much is gained with that less traumatic technique.

In brief: Complex, routine
With or without a heart-lung machine to isolate the heart from the circulation, conduits like vein segments or arteries are placed from the aorta (oxygenated blood) to the target artery beyond the blockage site, thus restoring oxygen to the heart muscle.
If suitable, off-pump procedures can be used, though uncertain how much is gained with that less traumatic technique.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Donald Thomas
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Carefully
Bypass surgery involves connecting a new tube ( artery or vein) to a coronary artery past a blockage.
It is done on a stopped heart using the heart lung machine or on a beating heart by stabilizing the heart with certain devices.

In brief: Carefully
Bypass surgery involves connecting a new tube ( artery or vein) to a coronary artery past a blockage.
It is done on a stopped heart using the heart lung machine or on a beating heart by stabilizing the heart with certain devices.
Dr. Donald Thomas
Dr. Donald Thomas
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