How Many Possible Risks of the Coronary Artery Bypass?

Q:
My brother may need a coronary artery bypass. And he is afraid of the bad result of the surgery. What are the possible risks?
A:
Firstly, you should tell your brother that there is no perfect surgery. Every one comes with risks. So is the coronary artery bypass surgery. Possible risks are listed below:

  • Blood clots
  • Bleeding too much
  • Infection
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Pneumonia
  • Breathing problems
  • Fever
  • Kidney failure
  • Memory loss
  • Slow thinking

Keywords: coronary artery bypass; coronary artery bypass surgery.

 

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