Understanding More About Coronary Bypass Surgery

Coronary bypass surgery or CABG redirects the blood around section of the partially blocked or full blocked artery in heart to improve the flow of blood to the heart muscle. Coronary bypass surgery does not cure heart disease, which caused these blockages (coronary artery disease or atherosclerosis), it will ease symptoms, like shortness of breath and chest pain. For a few people, the procedure will improve the heart function and decrease risk of dying from heart disease.

Why will I require CABG surgery?

Your doctor makes use of CABG for treating the blockage or narrowing down of the coronary arteries for restoring the supply of blood to your muscle and to perform this surgery you have to look for the professional CABG Singapore doctor.

Coronary Bypass Surgery

Symptoms of the coronary artery disease will include:

  • Fatigue (severe tiredness)
  • Chest pain
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Palpitations
  • Swelling in hands & feet
  • Indigestion
  • Shortness of breath

Unfortunately, you might not have any other symptoms in the early coronary disease, still the disease may continue to progress till there is enough of artery blockage that will cause symptoms or problems. Suppose the blood supply towards your heart muscle decreased because of increasing coronary artery blockage, you might have heart attack. Suppose the blood flow cannot get restored to particular area of your heart muscle affected, then tissue dies.

There are some other reasons for doctor to suggest you CABG surgery. It is very important that you have proper consultation with your doctor and know the procedure well.

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