coronary artery bypass graft

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Related to coronary artery bypass graft: coronary artery disease, Coronary artery bypass surgery
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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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Midterm Results of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery With Internal Thoracic Artery Under Low Free-Flow Conditios.
2011 ACCF/AHA Guidelines for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.
Results: Mean age in group A Off pump coronary artery bypass graft (OPCAB) was 57 yrs +- 8.
Comment: Cardiopulmonary bypass, which occurs during coronary artery bypass graft surgery, is known to induce oxidative stress and to decrease antioxidant levels.
Inclusion criteria: Patients 60 years of age or over undergoing non-urgent coronary artery bypass graft surgery with or without valve replacement/repair
In their study, 35 coronary artery bypass graft patients underwent neurologic examination, neuropsychologic examination, diffusion-weighted MRI, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy before and after the cardiac procedure (Arch.
5% of those who had taken simvastatin before coronary artery bypass graft and 0% of those with normal cholesterol.
A 79-year-old man had his vocal fold mobility documented as normal at a major university center following the latest of his two coronary artery bypass graft surgeries in 1998.
Patients in New York state who undergo coronary artery bypass graft surgery and are covered by either private managed-care or Medicare managed-care insurance are significantly less likely than patients with fee-for-service insurance to have the surgery done in hospitals with lower mortality rates, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Physical and psychosocial outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Review of the literature.
A critical unanswered research question is whether or not implementation of a protocol merely postpones rather than completely avoids, for example, the coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
Passamani writes that, although it suffers from flaws common in clinical trials, the study makes "a most persuasive argument for the aggressive use of lipid-lowering diet and drugs as important adjuncts to coronary artery bypass graft surgery," despite the "substantial effort" necessary to change diets and use the often-expensive drugs.
Program must be performing a required volume of percutaneous coronary interventions and coronary artery bypass graft surgeries and provide a full range of services including inpatient cardiac care and cardiac rehabilitation;
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