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Coronary artery bypass graft

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Description of Coronary artery bypass graft

Coronary artery bypass graft: open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
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Coronary artery bypass graft: surgical procedure creating a bridge between the ascending aorta and one or more of the three major coronary arteries, distal to an obstructive lesion, using autologous tissue transplanted from the saphenous vein.
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  • open-heart surgery
  • heart surgery
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

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