Should You Consider Having “Off-Pump” Bypass Surgery?

Open-heart surgery with a heart-lung machine may be a better option.

0
Despite these advantages, the heart-lung machine increases the risk of complications during and immediately after the operation. These include stroke, kidney and respiratory failure, atrial fibrillation, wound infection, need for blood transfusion and longer hospital stay.
To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber

Subscribe to Heart Advisor

Get the next year of Heart Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 2,000 articles - free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 38%. It's like getting 5 months FREE!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here