Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)

Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (OPCAB)

What is OPCAB? If conservative treatment options for coronary artery disease are unsuccessful and you continue to have chest pain or are at risk of having a heart attack, your cardiologist may refer you to a Cardiothoracic surgeon for coronary artery bypass surgery. One type of bypass surgery that may be recommended is called Off-Pump(…)

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery, also called CABG or “cabbage”, is a surgery used to treat narrowed or blocked arteries that supply blood to the heart. This is accomplished by going around or “bypassing” the blocked artery to increase the blood flow to the heart. It may be performed on an emergency basis following a(…)