coronary artery bypass graft

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Synonyms for coronary artery bypass graft

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

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On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery for the Veterans Affairs Randomized On/Off Bypass (ROOBY) Study Group.
Continuous insulin infusion improves postoperative glucose control in patients with diabetes mellitus undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
Postoperative N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide level in coronary artery bypass surgery with ventricular dysfunction after perioperative glucose-insulin-potassium treatment.
A case of coronary artery bypass surgery using left internal thoracic artery and right gastroepiploic artery for a patient with essential thrombocythemia].
ASCERT, the ACCF and STS Database Collaborative on the Comparative Effectiveness of Revascularization Strategies, "is larger than any previous study [comparing coronary artery bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention], it's contemporary data [from cases treated during 2004-2007], and it's more generalizable because it covers the entire United States," although limited exclusively to Medicare patients who were at least 65 years old, said Dr.
Performing coronary artery bypass surgery on patients with dextrocardia poses a greater challenge compared to in patients with conventional positioning of the heart on the left.
A new study found that coronary artery bypass surgery added to medical therapy for selected chronic heart failure patients offered benefits over medical therapy alone.
Summary: ABU DHABI - A new minimally invasive vein harvesting method for coronary artery bypass surgery, designed to reduce surgical trauma and decrease the incidence of wound healing problems, is now being performed at Shaikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC).
Between 4,000 and 5,000 coronary artery bypass surgery procedures are performed in Denmark annually.
He and his colleagues recruited 1,021 men who had undergone coronary artery bypass surgery, in which a vessel is taken from another part of the body and grafted onto the heart.
People undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery, which accounts for about 60 per cent of all heart surgery in adults, are less likely to die despite more elderly patients being operated on.
But the new study findings 'demonstrate that the addition of surgical ventricular reconstruction to standard coronary artery bypass surgery does not result in any clinically meaningful improvement in outcomes,' he said.
patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) were given preoperative inspiratory muscle training to determine the effect on post-operative pulmonary complications.
Changes in mentation (mental activity) can occur in a minority of patients after coronary artery bypass surgery.
The procedure involved coronary artery bypass surgery carried out on a beating heart through a left anterior (just below the heart) Thoracotomy (the making of an incision in the chest wall) for triple vessel disease.
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