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The Talk Show Host and The President

Dr. William C. Shiel Jr., Chief Editor of Medicinenet.com, discusses Heart Surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, CABG)

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Listen now to Dr. William Shiel discuss Heart Bypass Surgery as it relates to David Letterman and Former President Bill Clinton (MP3 3:57min 1.81MB)

The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:

"Heart bypass surgery or coronary artery bypass grafting is a method to deliver oxygen to heart muscle that is not receiving an adequate supply of oxygen through the bloodstream.  The reason that the heart muscle is not receiving adequate blood circulation is because the heart arteries, the arteries that supply blood to the heart (known as coronary arteries), are limited by the buildup of cholesterol plaque in the internal wall of the blood vessels.  So, what this leads to..."

Listen to the entire audio segment of Health Beat on The Talk Show Host and The President in this edition of / Doctors on Health /.

Read More Read the main article: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) on MedicineNet.com.

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