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Will they do open heart surgery on a patient a

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Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019
Question: Will they do open heart surgery on a patient a year after they had it
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Open heart surgery can be done twice a year if necessary .

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Open-heart surgery may be done to perform a CABG.

A coronary artery bypass graft may be necessary for people with coronary heart disease.

When blood can't flow properly to the heart, a heart attack may occur.

It can happen twice if necessary.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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Brief Answer: Open heart surgery can be done twice a year if necessary . Detailed Answer: Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Open-heart surgery may be done to perform a CABG. A coronary artery bypass graft may be necessary for people with coronary heart disease. When blood can't flow properly to the heart, a heart attack may occur. It can happen twice if necessary. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.