coronary bypass


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Synonyms for coronary bypass

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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Stopping anti-aggregants therapy before coronary bypass surgery is a classical literature knowledge; therefore control group parameters are taken from the literature ratios.
The patients undergo open-heart coronary bypass surgery, performed by the medical team to improve perfusion of the heart muscle.
The 82-year-old was admitted to the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday ''in preparation for an elective coronary bypass surgery.
Survival rates for coronary bypass, intensive care unit and coronary angioplasty patients at Lancaster Hospital were in top 20 percent, the report said.
In a coronary bypass operation, surgeons graft a segment of a blood vessel taken from another part of the body, like the leg, onto a clogged coronary vessel.
In a longitudinal study of persons who underwent coronary bypass surgery, Scheier et al.
Although this finding came in a major clinical trial with more than 11,000 patients, nearly 3,000 of whom underwent coronary bypass surgery, the result is only suggestive because the study was not designed to categorize patients by procedure.
Intensive Lipitor therapy also provided a significant 30 percent reduction in the need for either repeat coronary bypass surgery or angioplasty, another type of interventional heart surgery, compared with Lipitor 10 mg.
Summary: Five weeks after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent his coronary bypass surgery, he undertook his first official engagement as he met with Benin President Boni Yayi at his official residence in New Delhi on Wednesday.
High doses of three B-vitamins can increase the chances that arteries will stay open after angioplasty, a popular alternative to coronary bypass surgery.
Gundry cited a hospital in Canada that has performed a number of beating heart coronary bypass surgeries using the Zeus.
Coronary bypass surgery was developed in 1967 (Thurer, 1980) and is now performed on more than 350,000 individuals annually (Possanza, 1996).
Last year, almost 20 percent of the 300,000 coronary bypass operations in the United States were performed to replace earlier bypass grafts fashioned from plastic or from patients' veins, notes surgeon Michael R.
The company's AngioJet System is the world's leading mechanical thrombectomy system with FDA approval to remove large and small thrombus from coronary arteries, coronary bypass grafts, peripheral arteries and veins and A-V grafts and native fistulas.