CABG - Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Dr. Guy Fradet, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, discusses CABG byass surgery.

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Dr. Guy Fradet, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, discusses CABG byass surgery.
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Featuring Dr. Guy Fradet, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds

Presenter: Dr. Guy Fradet, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Kelowna, BC

Local Practitioners: Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Patients who have heart disease or blocked arteries due to plaque may require coronary artery bypass surgery.

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Once an artery becomes increasingly narrow due to plaque build up a patient may experience angina or will struggle when doing exercise.

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Diabetics often feel the effects of heart disease more than non-diabetics.

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Bypass surgery essentially re-routes oxygen rich blood past the blockage by using conduits (harvested veins or arteries) taken from the leg, arm or chest.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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