The veins become hardened and clogged over time due to reasons such as obesity and aging. Occluded veins cause heart attack. By bypass operation, the risk of heart attack is tried to be reduced.
Risks of Bypass Surgery
- The age, gender, and weight of the patient
- Loss of function in systems other than circulatory system
- The patient may have a discomfort in the heart valves.
- Loss of heart muscle
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Closed coronary bypass surgery can operate on the working or stopped heart. Coronary bypass surgery takes 2-3 hours with modern surgery.
The healing process is fast because of the small size of the open wound. The recommended hospital stay is about one week. The patient returns quickly to the daily routine after surgery. Blood does not suffer mechanical trauma and blood cells remain healthy. Patients can easily do daily tasks, can lie at the any position. The patients can return to their sexual lives 6 weeks after surgery. Patients can light physical activities such as swimming and hiking.Patients who have operated bypass surgery are not recommend for heavy sports.