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Heart bypass surgery - series—Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 3


In many cases, more than one coronary artery must be bypassed, and both the internal mammary and radial arteries and the saphenous vein are used to perform the bypasses.

Review Date 4/13/2015

Updated by: Dale Mueller, MD, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, HeartCare Midwest; Chairman Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, OSF St. Francis Medical Center; and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois, Peoria, IL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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