What is bypass surgery ? When is it needed ?


Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek

Cardiovascular Surgery

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Bentall – Aortic Root Surgery with Small Incision

Ascending aortic aneurysm occurs mostly with aortic root enlargement. This appears generally, with aortic valve insufficiency or the aortic valve insufficiency may enlarge the aortic root. Whatever the reason is, replacement of aortic root enlargement with the valve is what we call Bentall Surgery.

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Aortic Valve and Ascending Aortic Replacement via Small Inci...

Aortic aneurysm surgery along with aortic valve replacement was being regarded as a risky operation and practiced only in specific health facilities in the past. However, nowadays, these kind of heart surgeries can be done through 3 cm. incisions. Especially the closed-heart surgeries that are performed on young patients in which a small incision is made by the surgeon bring patient satisfaction throughout the postoperative period.

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Stent or Bypass ?

In the final analysis of this important international study, most outcomes were better with CABG than with PCI in patients with at least moderately severe left main or three-vessel disease.

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