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What are the pros and cons of triple bypass surgery?

What are the pros and cons of triple bypass surgery? My husband is?
scheduled for it tomorrow. Please help in deciding the right answer.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Pros - coronary arteries that surround the heart will be able to effectively perfuse the heart muscle with the oxygen and nutrients it needs to pump effectively. Reduced risk of a heart attack. Reduced risk of heart failure from a weakened heart muscle. Longer life. Cons - any surgery carries risks. Will be on restricted activity for a period of time. Donor site may have complications in the future, especially true with diabetics. If you are concerned talk to the doctor BEFORE he begins the procedure so all of your questions can be answered.
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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