Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) is a surgical procedure performed by the cardiologist & cardiac-surgeon to treat diseases related to coronary heart disease.
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery redirects blood around a section of a blocked or partially blocked artery in the heart. The CABG surgery procedure involves taking a healthy blood vessel from a patient’s leg, arm, or chest and connecting it below and above the blocked arteries in your heart.
Why CABG surgery is done?
CABG is mainly done to treat Coronary artery disease, which is the narrowing of the coronary arteries-the blood vessel involved in supplying the nutrients as well as oxygen to the heart muscles.
Some major indications of Coronary Artery Disease are:
- Trouble Breathing
- Irregular heart rhythms
- Fatigue (severe tiredness)
- Chest pain
- Swelling in the hands & feet
Commonly, the individual feels no symptoms at the initial stage but begins to observe symptoms as the disease becomes severe.
How CABG is done?
A coronary artery bypass graft involves taking a blood vessel from another part of the body (usually the chest, leg, or arm) and attaching it to the coronary artery above and below the narrowed area or blockage.
This new blood vessel is named as Graft. The number of grafts needed will depend on the severity of coronary heart disease and the number of narrowed coronary blood vessels.
A coronary artery bypass graft is carried out under general anesthetic, which means the patient will be unconscious during the surgery, which typically takes between 3 and 6 hours.
CABG surgery should be performed under the supervision of an expert Cardiologist and Cardiac-surgeon. Any mistake can put the patient’s health at risk.
You can get the successful CABG surgery done at the Grecian Hospital, equipped with the latest technology surgical instruments and experienced doctors.
To meet an expert Cardiologist and get the proper CABG surgery done, call us at, 62837-05192 or visit our official website www.grecianhospital.com