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Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)

Heart bypass surgery, also known as coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, is a surgery in which the blood flow is rerouted through a new artery or vein that is grafted around diseased sections of a patient’s coronary arteries to increase blood flow to the heart muscle tissue.  CABG surgery is sometimes performed along with heart valve repairs and replacements.

The following are our heart bypass surgery (CABG) measures.

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Safe Care  

Last UpdateOctober 10, 2013

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