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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Dubai: In a landmark surgery that took place for the first time in Dubai, Dr Girish Chandra Varma, Head of the Cardiac Surgery Unit of the NMC Specialty Hospital, excised an aneurysm in the ascending aorta and aortic root of a 45-year-old Dubai executive's heart by Bentall procedure and performed a beating heart coronary bypass surgery, off pump, in the same patient.
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But some will eventually need early surgery in the form of coronary angioplasty or coronary bypass surgery because the blood flow through the arteries that feed the heart are so blocked by fat.
The company recently broadened the technology it offers cardiac surgeons with the first launch of its new sutureless connector devices for coronary bypass surgery - the Symmetry(TM) Bypass System Aortic Connector - which could dramatically simplify and change the nature of bypass surgery.
Enough success stories from people like Stone and Mickey Rooney - whose recent tests at HealthScan revealed two blocked arteries, prompting the need for coronary bypass surgery a few days later - will go a long way toward pushing full-body CT scans into the mainstream of preventive care.
PARIS: French superstar Gerard Depardieu has undergone successful coronary bypass surgery and is recovering well in a Paris hospital.
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A team of surgeons at a hospital in Yamato, Kanagawa Prefecture has performed the first ever coronary bypass surgery on a child using a new bypass procedure that does not require heart-stoppage, hospital officials said Monday.
Heart patients can avoid invasive coronary bypass surgery, thanks to a procedure called angioplasty which unblocks arteries.
NYU is now performing port-access surgery to replace or repair diseased heart valves and during coronary bypass surgery to correct blocked heart arteries.