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Will catching a cold postpone my heart bypass surgery? Would a cold make recovery more difficult?

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In brief: Cold before CABG

Yes. You have a much higher risk of post-operative pneumonia as well as other complications before elective CABG surgery if you have a cold.
Consult your doc.

In brief: Cold before CABG

Yes. You have a much higher risk of post-operative pneumonia as well as other complications before elective CABG surgery if you have a cold.
Consult your doc.
Dr. Gregory Ginn
Dr. Gregory Ginn
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