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What is the recovery like after cabg?
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Dr. Samir Dabbous
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Excellent
Once patient leaves the hospital after bypass surgery, the recovery is almost always unevenful! pts need to start cardiac rehab asap for quicker recovery.
Most of my pts are back to work in 6-8 wks.

In brief: Excellent
Once patient leaves the hospital after bypass surgery, the recovery is almost always unevenful! pts need to start cardiac rehab asap for quicker recovery.
Most of my pts are back to work in 6-8 wks.
Dr. Samir Dabbous
Dr. Samir Dabbous
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It depends on your age and general health.
Young healthy people are home in 4 days, driving in 6 weeks after sternotomy or 1 week after mini-thoracotomy. Expect diminished appetite, fatigue, sore chest improving rapidly over 4-8 weeks. Full recovery after 6 weeks but some residual soreness for 6 months.

In brief: Depends
It depends on your age and general health.
Young healthy people are home in 4 days, driving in 6 weeks after sternotomy or 1 week after mini-thoracotomy. Expect diminished appetite, fatigue, sore chest improving rapidly over 4-8 weeks. Full recovery after 6 weeks but some residual soreness for 6 months.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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