Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting (CABG)

What is Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting (CABG)?

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery (CABG) is a surgical procedure that is used to treat coronary artery disease (CAD). In CAD, a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the blood vessels (coronary arteries) that are responsible for supplying oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscles. This leads to narrowing of the coronary arteries. During the procedure, the doctor surgically connects a healthy blood vessel from your leg, arm or chest to the heart and creates a new pathway around the blocked or the partially blocked artery to restore blood flow.

How does Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting (CABG) help?

Coronary artery bypass surgery helps in improving blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart. The surgery reduces or completely relieves angina symptoms in patients. It also lowe...

How is Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting (CABG) done?

What are the benefits & risks of Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting technology?

The outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery depend on several factors like age, physical health and medical conditions suffered by the patient in the past.

The benefits of the coronary artery bypass surgery include:

  • Reduced CHD symptoms
  • Improved pumping ability of the heart
  • Reduced risk of heart attack
  • You are able to resume an active lifestyle

The risks of coronary artery bypass surgery include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infections
  • Breathing problems
  • Fever

How does Medanta provide care?

At Medanta Division of Cardiac Surgery, our aim is to reduce the deadly consequences of cardiovascular diseases through innovative therapies for patient care.  Our team of 30 cardiac surgeons with a cumulative experience of 4,000 surgeries under the leadership of Dr Naresh Trehan has expertise in complex heart surgeries including Robotic, minimally invasive, heart failure, ventricular restoration and Ventricular Assist Devices, Percutaneous V...

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