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Why is a heart bypass sometimes necessary?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Artery blocked

A coronary artery has a blockage so that the heart muscle is not getting enough blood.
A vein or artery is connected to the coronary artery past the blockage to restore blood flow.

In brief: Artery blocked

A coronary artery has a blockage so that the heart muscle is not getting enough blood.
A vein or artery is connected to the coronary artery past the blockage to restore blood flow.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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In brief: Coronary blockage

The native arteries that feed the heart muscle become plugged with plaque and or clot causing angina or heart attack bypass is a detour around that blockage from aorta to, distal coronary.
The bypass machine is a name for the heart lung machine used while operating on a quiet heart.

In brief: Coronary blockage

The native arteries that feed the heart muscle become plugged with plaque and or clot causing angina or heart attack bypass is a detour around that blockage from aorta to, distal coronary.
The bypass machine is a name for the heart lung machine used while operating on a quiet heart.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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