Are there any risks involved when considering a CABG?

The coronary artery bypass surgery presents some risks that need to be considered.

Risks for open-heart surgery include:

  • lung or kidney failure
  • chest wound infection
  • heart attack or stroke
  • irregular heartbeat
  • chest pain and low fever
  • memory loss or “fuzziness”
  • blood clot
  • blood loss
  • breathing difficulty
  • pneumonia
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