What are common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

Psychological effect. Depression and anxiety are two common psychological effects associated with heart surgery. You should discuss any psychological symptoms and seek a mental health evaluation in consultation with your PCP.
BleedingInfectionStr. Known complications and some where the risk cannot be reduced to zero, no matter what include... Bleeding, infections, irregular heart beats, stroke, renal failure, myocardial infarction, multi-organ failure, technical problems and even mortality etc.

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What are the most common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

Many. Keep in mind, "side effects" is a nebulous term. Side effects can be pleasant or unpleasant; probably the best way for me to answer this is to say that the body will need a varying amount of time to recover from major surgery. The best "side effect" should be a healthier, recovering heart, that, after a short period of time, should enable one to live a better quality of life. Read more...
Psychological effect. Depression and anxiety are two common psychological effects associated with heart surgery. You should discuss any psychological symptoms and seek a mental health evaluation in consultation with your PCP. Read more...

Is it common to remove an implantable cardioverter defibrillator during heart bypass surgery?

No. It was put in for a reason so unless something has changed, it will ordinarily be left in place unless the battery is failing, in which case it would be replaced. Read more...
Uncommon. Some of the old earlier versions may get in the way and be damaged and thus removed. The more recent internal catheter devices can be avoided and remain functional. Read more...

My dad had quad-heart bypass surgery, is it common to experience irregular heart beat a few days after surgery? Is this bad? What % of ppl get this?

YES. Almost every patient has some heart beat irregularity after coronary artery bypass surgery! THAT'S why they MONITOR them! Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...
Common. common to have isolated early beats. if has continual bursts of fast or irregular beats or a lot if single irregular beats, needs to have this evaluated, as this may represent a rhythm problem. Read more...

Dear sir three days back my father getting heart bypass surgery after the surgery one day left my father getting strock on the right side of brain icu?

What is the question. Sorry your father is having trouble. If you are asking if it is appropriate for your father to be in the ICU orne day after a stroke and three daysvafter heart surgery, then yes, it is. Read more...

How many hours does heart bypass surgery go on?

Depends. It varies by how many bypasses need to be done and what is used to bypass as well as the experience of the surgeon. For a typical 3 vessel bypass using the interal mammary artery and leg vein, an average time would be 4-6 hours. Read more...

Can having a heart bypass surgery affect the memory?

Yes. Brain damage can occur for a variety of reasons related to the surgery so that memory problems are not uncommon. Fortunately, most of the time they are temporary. Read more...
Yes. The effects of the cardiopulmonary bypass during the surgery together with somewhat lower blood flow to the brain and possible embolization of very small clots or calcified plaques from the major blood vessels (the latter two possible even in off bypass surgeries) can lead to memory changes. It is a very well documented side effect of cardiac surgery. In most cases the changes are minimal. Read more...

What is the difference between eecp and heart bypass surgery?

Invasive/noninvasive. Both coronary bypass surgery and eecp are used to treat patients with coronary artery disease and angina. Typically, bypass is for patients who have multiple blocked arteries or other situations where angioplasty and stenting are not feasible. Eecp is used for treatment when either angioplasty or bypass surgery are not feasible and the patient continues to have angina despite maximal medications. Read more...
One is surgery . Eecp is external counterpulsation therapy for patients with angina that can not undergo coronary bypass surgery. Coronary bypass surgery requires a surgeon to open your chest and connect an artery or a saphenous vein between the aorta and the coronary arteries beyond the blockages with or without the use of a heart-lung circuit , w/wo stopping heart. Read more...