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The sternum and incisions are closed, and the patient is transported to the Cardiac Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, a specialized unit caring exclusively for open-heart surgery patients.
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To see what to expect during the recovery of this operation, please refer to our education section.
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, or CABG, is a surgical procedure to bypass the clogged coronary blood vessel, and restore blood flow to the heart.
Coronary artery bypass surgery at Asian Heart Institute
The surgeon uses a section of a healthy artery from the patient's left chest, known as the left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to "bypass" the diseased section of the patient's own coronary artery.
Traditional bypass surgery required the chest to be cut open, the patient's breastbone to be split, and the function of the heart to be taken over by a heart-lung bypass machine.
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With only a single, small incision over the patient's left chest, patients experience less pain and have more rapid recovery times.
Skilled surgeons at MASA are able to use a minimally invasive incision to carefully prepare the LIMA for use as a single bypass to the heart without the use of the heart-lung machine and with no incisions over the breastbone.