- What To Expect After Coronary Bypass Surgery
If someone's doctor informs him that his coronary arteries (the arteries that provide blood flow to the heart) are severely blocked, he may need to undergo coronary bypass surgery. Also known as coronary artery bypass grafting, this surgical procedure diverts blood flow around a section of blocked or diseased artery. According to the American Heart Association, more than half a million of these operations are performed every year.
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