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What are potential complications or risks following a heart bypass surgery?

Commonly. Death bleeding reoperation infection failure to correct stroke those are the ones we usually spend time explaining as risk, benefit, alternative discussion to obtain consent. Read more...
It's complicated. Heart surgery is risky - there are risks of stroke, heart attack, liver failure, kidney failure, infection, bleeding, even death. However, for some patients, depending on their individual medical condition and heart blood vessel anatomy, having heart surgery is less risky than not having heart surgery. Many many studies have been devoted to trying to identify who these patients are. Read more...