What is the duration of bypass surgery?

Coronary? The operation may be 2-5!hours per surgeon and patient needs. Each bypass and connection requires time and talent. 5-10 minutes each is ok but many are done "on pump" and the attachments take a bit of time. Opening and closing is relatively quick all in all a few hours is reasonable! shorter than many bad movies!

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How long should I wait after my bypass surgery before taking a long plane trip?

This varies. Keep in mind, some patients travel by plane to get their surgery. In general, some risks of flying involve development of blood clots, that risk is elevated during the initial post op period. Avoided by keeping active(walk when permitted), hydration. Your surgeon will tell you. Uncomplicated surgery, 3 weeks. Again, talk to your surgeon. Sternal wires may set off certain alarm types. Read more...
Consult your MD. But can probably fly a couple weeks after you are discharged from hospital ... Usually can ask your cardiothoracic surgeon or cardiologist at your postoperative clinic or office visit ... Read more...

How long it will take to recover after bypass surgery? Is saying any bad news bad for the health of the patient?

Months, variable. Everyone is different. A lot depends on age, severity of illness and degree of vigor vs. frailty. On average younger people can expect to be back at full strength in 2-3 months. Over age 70, it is more like 3-4 months. The stronger you are going in to surgery, the quicker the recovery. It varies from person to person. . Read more...

Stiff neck bypass surgery: how long does it take to fully recover?

Not specific. Not specific answer you may be looking for but may be of general use, neck extension is significant during surgery: http://goo.Gl/xue0e. Read more...

How long after bypass surgery do the arteries begin to start clogging again?

The process. ... Of clogging of the arteries and building up of plaque in the vessels which has been going on for many years does not necessarily ever stop just because one has bypass surgery. It can be slowed down with smoking cessation, diet, exercise, and control of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar. Read more...