Heart bypass surgery (CABG) volume
A heart bypass surgery, also known as a 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 requires proficiency which may help to prevent serious complications, such as heart attack, stroke, and death. Higher volumes have been associated with better outcomes (e.g., fewer deaths).
About this measure
This measure displays the number of CABG surgeries the hospital performs. The first graph below shows the number of CABG surgeries performed. The second graph shows the trend over time for this measure,