CABG


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CABG

abbr.
coronary artery bypass graft
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Noun1.CABG - open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart
open-heart surgery - heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired
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CABG

abbr coronary artery bypass graft. V. graft.
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In New York State, resident patients who obtain CABG in the private sector and who use the VHA system to obtain some of their health care are older and sicker than those who do not use the VHA system.
CABG is a medical procedure performed to improve blood flow to the heart by re-routing blood around the blocked artery.
The research shows that keeping the heart beating during the CABG procedure gives patients an improved chance of avoiding complications.
After the protocol was approved by the local ethics committee and informed consent was obtained, patients scheduled for CABG with (group A: 25 males; age, 66 [+ or -] 9.
Cordox(TM), a natural intermediate of anaerobic energy generation, is currently being evaluated in a Phase III clinical trial in sickle cell anemia patients and has recently completed Phase II clinical evaluation in CABG patients.
Twenty-nine percent of them had serious complications from the surgery, and 14 percent died while still in the hospital (compared to a less than 2 percent mortality rate from CABG surgery in younger patients).
In addition, when physicians decide that for a given patient CABG has a slight edge these results may help convince the patient to follow this recommendation despite the added initial risk from surgery.
Oakland, CA) of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (BUMC) was searched for patients who had had isolated CABG and later AVR.
This analysis included 1261 patients who were on study medication up to seven days prior to stopping study medication due to the need for urgent CABG surgery at any time after their ACS event.
Patients who were deemed eligible for both treatment options were enrolled in the randomized arm comparing CABG to PCI, which included 1,800 patients (1,090 patients with three-vessel disease and 710 patients with left main (LM) disease).
As with the elective CABG, this will create a decision analysis framework, allowing you to track the effect through your value chain processes.
Internal mammary artery grafts have a greater than 90% patency 10 years after CABG with only 1% demonstrating significant atherosclerotic stenosis.