bypass surgery


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bypass surgery

Coronary artery bypass graft, see there.

Bypass surgery

A surgical procedure that grafts blood vessels onto arteries to reroute the blood flow around blockages in the arteries (arteriosclerosis).
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Q: I had coronary bypass surgery late last year and recently have been having visual hallucinations.
SAN DIEGO -- Several preoperative factors--a longer bypass limb length, low vitamin D levels, and African American ethnicity--were significant predictors of postoperative vitamin D deficiency in a study of 145 patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery.
Since diabetes killed both parents, and she was at high risk because she was obese, she opted for a drastic step--gastric bypass surgery. She was ready for the massive weight loss--she dropped 111 pounds--but what she and others didn't know was that the surgery would, in effect, "cure" her of the deadly blood sugar disease.
It was on that day that I had gastric bypass surgery. In the four months since then I've lost more than 100 pounds.
Gastric bypass surgery rates have risen exponentially in the United States in recent years, likely due to advances in surgery techniques and improved success among patients, according to a July AJPH study.
Laparoscopic placement of an adjustable gastric band is a sale and effective alternative to laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery in the obese adolescent.
DENVER -- All candidates for gastric bypass surgery should be evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea, Brian Abaluck, M.D., said at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
The PROactive study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled outcome study that determines the effects of ACTOS in type 2 diabetics who have a history of heart attack, coronary-artery bypass surgery and stroke.
The estate of a man who had a gastric bypass surgery has filed a lawsuit against QualChoice of Arkansas Inc.
Bariatric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, uses different techniques to reduce the size of the stomach and intestines and limit how much food a person can eat.
Former us President Bill Clinton will undergo heart bypass surgery after suffering chest pains, his office confirmed last night