Coronary artery bypass

What is Coronary artery bypass?

Coronary artery bypass meaning Surgery in which a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the body is used to make a new path for blood around a blocked artery leading to the heart. This restores the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Also called coronary artery bypass and aortocoronary bypass.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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