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Is coronary artery bypass surgery safe given the age factor?

my uncle is 68 years old,underantihypertensive medication from last 20 years with a habbit of cronic smoking.He underwent angiografy today.as per reports he is suffering from 3vessel disease out of which there our 2 large and 1 small atheromas.he has been suggested for coronary artery bypass surgery.I have a query that is it safe for him to undergo surgery at this age and would d postoperative results would b effective? waiting for your advice sir.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019
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Hello,

I would like to tell you that CABG is generally done in all aged patients and is safe as well and you can proceed further.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhanu Partap, Cardiologist
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