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Is having open heart surgery considered risky?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: The mortality rate

Is about 1-2%.

In brief: The mortality rate

Is about 1-2%.
Dr. Michael Borookhim
Dr. Michael Borookhim
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In brief: Some degree

Usually it is less risky than not having it if you need it.
The risks vary with what is to be done congenital disease coronary disease valvular disease risk rises with age, obesity, diabetes poor heart function and some othe factors.

In brief: Some degree

Usually it is less risky than not having it if you need it.
The risks vary with what is to be done congenital disease coronary disease valvular disease risk rises with age, obesity, diabetes poor heart function and some othe factors.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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