bypass operations

bypass operations

A surgical procedure to restore continuity of flow of blood, intestinal contents, cerebrospinal fluid, urine, etc, when a body tube or conduit is obstructed. Arterial bypass operations on the coronary arteries have saved many lives and relieved much distress.
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Tribune News Network Doha A WEILL Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) researcher has helped to demonstrate that gastric bypass operations lead to maintenance of weight loss as well as remission and prevention of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol 12 years after the surgery.
LAHORE -- The Cardiac Unit at Mayo Hospital has been made fully functional, where Cardiac Surgeon Dr Raja Pervaiz Akhtar conducted eight successful bypass operations during the last two weeks.
Raja Pervaiz Akhtar has been appointed in the Cardiac Unit, who has performed eight successful cardiac bypass operations within a week.
LAHORE -- The Cardiac Unit at Mayo Hospital has been made functional, where Cardiac Surgeon Dr Raja Pervaiz Akhtar conducted eight successful bypass operations during the past week.
Researchers at Yamaoka's laboratory used the new vessel in femoral artery bypass operations in five miniature pigs, bridging large arteries in their right and left thighs.
They confirmed that the new vessel allowed blood to flow smoothly without the use of clot-prevention agents, Yamaoka said this week, calling it the world's first success in small-diameter, long bypass operations in animals.
But it insisted the Trust had other surgeons capable of carrying out gastric bypass operations and patients would be reassessed by other doctors.
Coronary bypass operations decreased by 38 percent per capita in U.
So when a 2009 review of 541,368 coronary bypass operations performed in 745 U.
Although the procedure is relatively common, with 20,000 heart bypass operations taking place across the country every year, there are still risks involved, including a 2% chance of not surviving the procedure.
Statistics released to MPs show the number of gastric bypass operations in the region have jumped from 129 in 2005-06 to 174 in 2006-07.
The comic's fundraising comedy extravaganza, "More bypasses than an AA road atlas", features Gerry Marsden, Frank Carson, Johnnie Casson and Norman Collier who have all had similar bypass operations.