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What are the limitations of coronary artery bypass surgery?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: 6-12 week restricted
The sternum (breast bone) is the vulnerable item after bypass and one shouldn't drive or lift anything >5# for 6 weeks.
No heavy lifting for 12 weeks. One can walk and shower within days. Sex is okay when one feels well enough.

In brief: 6-12 week restricted
The sternum (breast bone) is the vulnerable item after bypass and one shouldn't drive or lift anything >5# for 6 weeks.
No heavy lifting for 12 weeks. One can walk and shower within days. Sex is okay when one feels well enough.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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