This is an operation in which cardiac surgeons remove part of the blood vessel (graft) from somewhere else in the body, and attach it to a narrowed or blocked coronary artery so the heart muscle ordinarily supplied by that coronary artery can be nourished again.
It is also known as Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG, often pronounced "cabbage").
More than 20 years ago, bypass graft surgery was introduced as a way of treating coronary artery disease. For many people who suffer from unremitting
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