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Description

Open Heart Surgery is a surgical procedure wherein an incision is made in the breastbone (chest) area to access the muscles, heart valves, aorta or any other arteries connected to the heart. Heart Bypass Surgery is the most common type of Open Heart Surgery. Other commonly performed open heart surgeries in adults include heart valve replacement and surgery to correct congenital heart defect. Heart Bypass Surgery heart valve replacement During an open heart surgery, the heart is stopped while the patient is connected to heart-lung bypass machine or bypass pump. This machine does the work of patient's heart and lungs. During the surgery, this machine adds oxygen to the blood, ensures blood flow thoroughout the body and removes CO2.

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Open heart surgery is recommended by a cardiac surgeon in the following cases - To perform a CABG or Bypass Surgery for patients with 2 or more blocked arteries. To repair or replace heart valves. To repair damaged areas of the heart. To implant a device for improving the functioning of the heart muscles. To perform a CABG or Bypass Surgery for patients with 2 or more blocked arteries. To repair or replace heart valves. To repair damaged areas of the heart. To implant a device for improving the functioning of the heart muscles.

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