How likely is surviving open heart surgery?

Very good. Risk factors can change that, but generally the risk from surgery is low< 2% dying, bleeding, infection etc. Obese, diabetic, renal failure, smokers do not do as well.

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What are your chances of surviving a sixth open heart surgery?

Extreme. It really all depends on the underlying health of the patient, the type of surgery, the reason for surgery and the skill of the surgeon. We wish you and your family the best. Read more...
Depends. Outcomes after heart surgery depend on a lot of factors, like the indication for the operation, underlying heart function, overall health of the patient, the operation being done, if the operation is an emergency, etc. Having had multiple prior operations does make it more difficult because of scarring, but it is not the only facotr. Good luck! Read more...

My sister had an open heart surgery onths ago now she is in hospital with congestive heart failure what's the chance to survive?

Ask her doctor. With her permission. We do not have enough information to make that assessment. Her cardiologist is in the best position to make that assessment. Wish you and her the best. Read more...
Multiple variables. Survival in this setting depends on the amount of cardiac damage (lv function), upon the severity of CHF symptoms, the associated systemic tissue perfusion, and other comorbidities (like renal function, diabetes, bp, and cardiac arrhythmias that might be present. Overall, the pre-bypass heart function coupled with such comorbidities will dictate long term prognosis.Respiratory status. Read more...
Depends. Sorry your sister is sick. Prognosis with heart failure depends on a lot of things like age, other illnesses, heart function, the reason for the heart failure, and the extent to which this can be addressed. Read more...