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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"CABG provides what we call a 'field protection effect.' Not only does it prevent the culprit lesion from causing a heart attack, but it also protects against future heart attacks caused by lesions that may develop in the same artery," Cleveland Clinic heart surgeon Faisal Bakaeen, MD, explains.
Release date- 05082019 - BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global healthcare company, today announced the start of a randomized double-blinded clinical study, initiated by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), that examines the role of DigiFab (Digoxin Immune FAB (ovine)) in patients with an elevated risk of acute kidney injury undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Gennaro Giustino, M.D., from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and colleagues examined the comparative effectiveness of PCI versus CABG surgery in 1,869 patients with LMCAD and low or intermediate anatomical complexity according to baseline renal function.
Instead, three years after undergoing CABG, patients who developed afib were far more likely to have suffered a stroke, death from heart disease, or death from any cause than the patients who did not develop afib.
The occurrence of major in hospital complications like death, fatal and non fatal myocardial infarction (MI), acute or subacute stent thrombosis and urgent CABG in these patients were recorded.
Current guidelines recommend carotid revascularization in symptomatic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) [15].
Our study is to assess the long-term clinical outcomes following CABG, PCI, or MT alone in a large-scale clinical study of PTVD patients.
This result is consistent with previous Isolated CABG trials (e.g.
Hospital data on all publicly funded CABG in five European countries, 2007-2009 (106,149 patients).
There is an ongoing debate regarding the benefit of CABG with (on-pump) or without (off-pump) cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, particularly with respect to benefits in the elderly.