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Title: Some Essential Facts about Heart Surgery


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Some Essential Facts about Heart Surgery The
Potential Reasons, Procedure Involved and
associated Risks
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Understanding the procedure
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  • Definition
  • Open heart surgery is performed to repair a fault
    or damage in the heart.
  • In the course of this procedure, the chest is cut
    open and surgery is performed on the muscles
    valves or arteries of the heart.

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How is it performed ?
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  • Cardiac surgeon grafts a healthy vein or
    artery on the obstructed coronary heart artery.
    As a result of which, the grafted artery allows
    to bypass the blocked artery which in turn helps
    to bring fresh blood from the heart to all the
    parts of the body.

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The basic steps of the procedure
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  • Step 1
  • After the patient is given general anesthesia and
    put to rest, the surgeon makes an 8 to 10 inch
    cut in the patient's chest. this cut goes
    through the patient's breastbone to expose the
    heart.
  • Step 2
  • Once the heart can be seen, heart-to-lung bypass
    machine is connected to the patient. This machine
    clears the heart from blood or a while in order
    to allow the surgeon to operate.

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  • Step 3 Then, the heart surgeon make use of a
    healthy vein or artery to pave a fresh path
    around the blocked artery. Further, the surgeon
    closes the breastbone with wire, leaving the wire
    inside the body. Finally, the original incision
    is stitched up.

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Who needs an open heart surgery
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Open heart surgery is carried out on patients
suffering from
  • Congenital disease
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Aneurysm of the blood vessels, and
    atherosclerosis.

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Potential reasons for conducting an Open Heart
Surgery
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Open Heart Surgery is conducted for a host of
reasons such as
  • 1. Repair or replace clogged heart valves
  • 2. Repair the heart's damaged or
    abnormally-functioning regions
  • 3. Position medical devices
  • 4. Substitute an impaired heart with a donated
    heart.

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Associated risks
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  • 1. Infection can be caused in the operated
    region this risk is higher in patients dealing
    with diabetes and obesity.
  • 2. Chest pain, irregular heartbeat, fever,
    stroke, and neurological problems.
  • 3. Memory loss, blood loss, blood clot and
    pneumonia.

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  • Contact Details-
  • MedMonks Medicare Pvt. Ltd.
  • Address 706, Pearls Business Park
  • Netaji Subhash Place, NSP,
  • New Delhi 110034
  • Ph No 91-7683088559
  • Email wecare_at_medmonks.com, medmonks_at_gmail.com
  • Website https//medmonks.com/heart-surgery-india

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