coronary bypass surgery


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Synonyms for coronary bypass surgery

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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To address these issues, we conducted a retrospective study to determine the effect and influence of early aspirin therapy on fatal and nonfatal bleeding complications and blood requirements after coronary bypass surgery (CABG).
For example, a patient undergoing coronary bypass surgery who has no other significant diseases has an average mortality risk of about 1 percent.
The Bentall's procedure to replace the diseased aorta with a Dacron graft along with coronary bypass surgery is his first in Dubai although he has done this procedure before.
A retrospective cross sectional study with two comparative groups (in-situ and free) was conducted in which all patients undergoing bilateral internal mammary artery grafting for coronary bypass surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital from January 1996 to January 2010 were reviewed and evaluated.
Coronary-subclavian steal syndrome (CSS) occurs when a patient with a history of left internal mammary artery coronary bypass surgery develops significant stenosis within the proximal left subclavian artery.
The ASCERT results show that when coronary bypass surgery is selected it works very well.
22 in Health Psychology, researchers found that happily wedded individuals are more than three times as likely to be alive 15 years after coronary bypass surgery as their unmarried peers.
We opened the unit 18 years ago and some thought it would just be a small unit only doing coronary bypass surgery.
Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu underwent a successful coronary bypass surgery last week, and has been at the hospital since then.
Coronary bypass surgery is a procedure to allow blood to flow to the heart muscle despite blocked arteries.
The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success study examined the performance of 970 hospitals by analyzing clinical outcomes for patients diagnosed with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery and angioplasties.
Optimal medical therapy for patients with diabetes and stable coronary heart disease is equally effective at lowering the risk of death, heart attack, and stroke as prompt revascularization procedures with either coronary bypass surgery or angioplasty, according to results from an international multicenter clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Participants: 115 adults undergoing coronary bypass surgery or cardiac valve surgery
Q: I had coronary bypass surgery late last year and recently have been having visual hallucinations.