coronary bypass


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coronary bypass

n
(Surgery) the surgical bypass of a narrowed or blocked coronary artery by grafting a section of a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the patient's body

cor′onary by′pass


n.
the surgical revascularization of the heart, using healthy blood vessels of the patient, performed to circumvent obstructed coronary vessels.
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Noun1.coronary bypass - 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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