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Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is performed to relieve angina in individuals who have failed medical therapy and are not good candidates for angioplasty (PTCA). CABG surgery is ideal for individuals with multiple narrowings in multiple coronary artery branches. Mortality and complications increase with older age, poor heart muscle function, disease obstructing the left main coronary artery, diabetes, chronic kidney failure, and chronic lung disease.

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