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CABG: Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

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Updated June 18, 2014

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CABG Heart Surgery

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Definition: A CABG, or coronary artery bypass graft, is an open heart surgery to reroute the blood supply to the heart muscle by bypassing blocked coronary arteries. CABG is commonly known by terms such as double bypass or heart bypass surgery.

About CABG Surgery

Pronunciation: Cabbage
Also Known As: heart bypass surgery, cabbage surgery, open heart surgery, double bypass, triple bypass, quadruple bypass, quintuple bypass, coronary artery bypass grafting
Common Misspellings: cabbage, cabage, cabbg,
Examples:
After suffering from severe chest pain for years, the patient decided to have the CABG procedure.
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