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Heart bypass surgery - series—Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 3

Overview

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 5/24/2016

Updated by: Mary C. Mancini, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. 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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