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Surgery

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Heart surgery is performed to correct problems with the heart. The most common type of heart surgery is coronary artery bypass grafting. This is when surgeons take healthy veins or arteries from a different part of the body to go around blocked arteries. This type of surgery reduces the risk of heart attack. Other heart surgeries include, repairing or replacing valves, repairing abnormal or damaged heart structures, implant a device to normalize heart rate and improve blood flow, or a heart transplant.

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  Have you recently had open heart surgery? Or, perhaps your surgery is looming, and you're thinking about what life will be like post-surgery. Well, this article is just for you!   As you already know, this is huge operation, and so the first few weeks after surgery are critical.   Here are 10 things you should (and shouldn't)…

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Karen McPartland, RD, Health Guide, answered How long does it take for Kaiser to… Hi Hayda24,   I suggest calling them to get an update on the progress…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, answered why is hypothermia used for an open… Hi Diddlstejs,   You may want to check wikipedia. I know there's a…

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Shauna C Hill RD LD, Health Pro, answered during bypass,how many seconds the… Hi anbu,   The surgery may be done while the heart is beating on its…

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