coronary artery bypass graft


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coronary artery bypass graft

n. Abbr. CABG
A surgical procedure in which a section of a vein is grafted between the aorta and a coronary artery below the level of an obstruction in that artery.
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Noun1.coronary artery bypass graft - 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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