CABG


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms.
Related to CABG: angioplasty
  • noun

Synonyms for CABG

open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart

References in periodicals archive ?
7 percent of the total male New York resident population that received CABG in New York between 1999 and 2000.
While CABG surgery effectively relieves angina, and often results in longer survival and a better quality of life, patients still experience significant ischemic reperfusion injury during the procedure, which can lead to subsequent problems such as myocardial infarction (heart attack) or stroke.
The research team at Bristol began their study in 1997 by randomly allocating 400 CABG patients to beating heart "off pump" surgery or to the traditional "on pump" technique.
In addition, CKMB activity, CKMB mass, and troponin were significantly lower in the CABG subgroup with one or two anastomoses than in the subgroup with three or more anastomoses (Table 1).
This is now the third facilitated development designation Cypros has received from the FDA; sickle cell anemia and CABG for Cordox(TM) and traumatic brain injury for Ceresine(TM), commented Paul Marangos, the company's chairman and chief executive officer.
CABG surgery has become so commonplace that it is often routinely performed on persons with coronary artery blockage, even with minor or no symptoms.
These results do not say that CABG is better than PCI.
The first CABG operation was performed at outside hospitals in 9 patients, and the second CABG was performed at outside hospitals in 8 patients.
On-pump CABG has better 1-year patency and equivalent neuropsychiatric outcomes with similar resource use when compared with off-pump procedures.
We are pleased to be initiating the RED-CABG Phase 3 clinical trial for acadesine, which has the potential to reduce perioperative complications in patients undergoing CABG surgery," Enrico Veltri, M.
Accordingly, the aim of this study was to investigate whether or not prophylactic peri-operative administration of amiodarone could reduce the incidence of AF in this high-risk group undergoing CABG identified by P-SAECG.
So at this point we simply can't tell if these late changes are due to the use of CABG, normal aging, progressive vascular disease, or Alzheimer's disease.
The Symmetry(TM) Bypass System Aortic Connector is the market's first sutureless mechanical connector for CABG procedures.
More than 25% of patients undergoing CABG have =1 complications (e.