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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Effects of aggressive versus moderate glycemic control on clinical outcomes in diabetic coronary artery bypass graft patients.
Early and long term results of coronary artery bypass grafts in patients with dialysis dependent renal failure.
The three-in-one procedure required doctors to perform a unique Bentall procedure and a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) that includes aorta replacement, bypass, and re-implantation of two vessels.
Sustained postoperative anaemia is associated with an impaired outcome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: insights from the IMAGINE trial.
A 77-year-old woman underwent triple coronary artery bypass graft and was transferred to the ICU.
A variety of outcomes were poorer with off-pump than with on-pump coronary artery bypass graft in a large clinical trial directly comparing the two procedures, said A.
It showed that for patients suffering from multi-vessel coronary artery disease, who had diabetes, and for patients older than 65, coronary artery bypass graft might be a better treatment choice than percutaneous coronary intervention (commonly known as coronary angioplasty).
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures.
A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled study of Glypromate(R) in Patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
"Differences in mortality from coronary artery bypass graft surgery at five teaching hospitals." JAMA.
The primary endpoint was the combined incidence of nonfatal myocardial infarction (heart attack) or death through 30 days following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in moderate-to-high risk patients.
The program will measure the quality of care and the efficiency with which hospitals use resources in five clinical areas that are linked to significant admissions and costs among the commercially insured: coronary artery bypass graft, percutaneous coronary intervention, acute myocardial infarction, community-acquired pneumonia and deliveries/newborn care.
A 72-year-old man was admitted to a nursing home following a two-month hospital stay during which he had undergone a triple coronary artery bypass graft surgery that resulted in a stroke.
The program's highlight is a live broadcast of a low-risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
The findings run counter to a widely publicized Duke University study of 261 patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and were followed for 5 years.
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