How Is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Performed? Center

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a surgery performed in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a surgery that helps create adequate blood flow to the heart by using healthy blood vessels harvested from some other sites (e.g., leg, arm or chest) to bypass the flow of blood from the site of the blockage. Complications include bleeding, irregular heartbeat, heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, cardiac tamponade, infections, and injury to blood vessels. Read more: How Is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Performed? Article

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