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Heart Bypass Surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)

Heart bypass surgery or coronary artery bypass graft is a surgical procedure that is performed to relieve angina or reduce the risk that death will occur by coronary artery disease. Arteries or veins may be grafted from elsewhere in the body to bypass blocked or narrowed arteries, and improve blood supply to the heart muscles.

The heart is usually stopped for the duration of the procedure and cardiopulmonary bypass may be performed to take over heart and lung functions. Newer techniques that perform surgeries on beating hearts have also been developed.

Depending on the severity of the condition, a single bypass, double bypass, triple bypass or more may be done. Coronary artery bypass surgery is usually performed where the arterial walls have become thick due to deposition of plaque, calcification or when the arteries of the heart have lost their elasticity. This causes a deceased blood supply and may lead to a heart attack. The arteries or veins to be used in heart bypass may be harvested from the forearm, thigh, leg or chest.


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                Featured Heart Bypass Surgery (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft) Providers Abroad


                Cira Garcia

                Havana, Cuba


                Languages: English, Spanish

                Now-a-days, the "Cira Garcia" Central Clinic belongs to the Public Health National System of Cuba, and it is part of the subsystem of attention to foreign patients. It is commercialized in the interna...

                Singapore General Hospital

                Singapore, Singapore


                Languages: English

                With a history and tradition of medical excellence spanning two centuries, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is Singapore’s flagship hospital.

                SGH operates as a restructured hospit...

                Bangkok Hospital Phuket

                Phuket, Thailand


                Accreditation: JCI, HA

                Languages: Bulgarian, Arabic, Cantonese, English, German, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Laotian, Mandarin, Panjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tea Chiew, Thai

                Bangkok Hospital Phuket, located in southern Thailand in the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean on Phuket Island near Patong beach, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Phuket.

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                Al Shifa Hospital

                Malappuram, India


                Languages: English

                Al Shifa Hospital Private Limited, is a tertiary level referral Hospital set up in the year of 1989, with the capacity of 75 beds, and expanded to 350 beds over the years. The hospital is one of the b...
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