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Why do some patients undergo heart bypass?
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In brief: Stop angina
Why is:the pain is due to poor circulation to, the heart muscle causing angina pectoris or heart attack.
Bypass brings blood past the blockages and feeds the heart muscle cells.

In brief: Stop angina
Why is:the pain is due to poor circulation to, the heart muscle causing angina pectoris or heart attack.
Bypass brings blood past the blockages and feeds the heart muscle cells.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Blocked arteries
They have blockages in the arteries that supply blood to the heart.
A vein is taken from the leg and used to bypass the blockage and prevent pain or a heart attack.

In brief: Blocked arteries
They have blockages in the arteries that supply blood to the heart.
A vein is taken from the leg and used to bypass the blockage and prevent pain or a heart attack.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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