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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Prevalence and Variability of Internal Mammary Artery Graft Use in Contemporary Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Database.
Background and Objective: Antiplatelet drugs are frequently used after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to prevent venous graft occlusion.
Objective: To compare the clinical characteristics and in hospital outcomes of patients with left ventricular ejection fractions of <40% who underwent coronary artery bypass graft with or without cardiopulmonary bypass.
Patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery are group of high risk patients who are more prone to atherosclerosis and cardiac complications.
Intraoperative imaging techniques to assess coronary artery bypass graft patency.
OBJECTIVE: Coronary artery bypass graft surgery remains associated with significant postoperative cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in high-risk patients.
Thirty patients scheduled for elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery were randomly assigned to receive 150-180 mg per day of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) or no CoQ10 (control group) for 7 to 10 days preoperatively.
A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled study of Glypromate(R) in Patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
The short-term neuropsychologic impairment commonly seen postoperatively in coronary artery bypass graft patients is associated with transient metabolic damage to the neuronal cells, not focal ischemic injury, reported Dr.
Coronary artery bypass graft patients whose preoperative lipid levels are brought under control by week 4 of statin therapy show the same low risk of later graft occlusion as those with normal lipid status, reported Dr.

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