CABG is the most commonly performed heart surgery globally. It is the gold standard treatment for
the multivessel disease. If the patient is detected with more than two blockages on angiography, bypass
surgery is the best and long-term treatment available. Conventional bypass surgery needs, patient to be
put on a heart-lung machine and a vein graft is used to bypass the blockage. In modern technique, bypass is performed using internal mammary arteries on beating heart without a heart-lung machine, which is considered to be more superior than vein graft and long-lasting
provided the operating surgeon is skilled. Overall, the success rate of bypass surgery is more than 99%.
The most common fear of the general public is mortality which is actually less than 1%.
In total arterial surgery, we use arteries from inside the chest, thus avoiding cuts on hands and
legs. This gives excellent long-term good results for more than 15 years.
Post bypass surgery, patients can resume normal life within a month period, can go for routine
activities like walking, jogging, running and swimming too.
We have patients who are running in marathon post bypass surgery.