What to Expect from Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

Greatly feared but very safe, “bypass surgery” can prevent a heart attack now and in the future.

Every year, more than 370,000 U.S. adults undergo coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to improve blood flow to their heart muscle. In this operation, surgeons use an artery or vein to reroute blood flow, essentially bypassing blockages in the coronary arteries. CABG is a major surgical procedure, but it’s surprisingly safe. CABG is also the […]
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