|Enter your zip to find stuff near you|
This classified ad has expiredClick here to view current advertisements similar to this one.
The Risks In Undergoing A Triple Heart Bypass Surgery
Click Here To Visit Angirx Now! Triple heart bypass surgery is a procedure often
done to those who have multiple blockages in the blood vessels that are
responsible for providing the heart with oxygen and its own blood
supply. When the heart does not get enough oxygen and blood, a condition
called ischemic heart disease. It is considered to be one of the
riskiest procedures because it is done while the heart is artificially
[caption id="attachment_1376" align="alignright" width="150" caption="triple bypass surgery"][/caption]
The name Triple heart bypass surgery
is derived from how many blocked arteries are there and how many grafts
are to be done, for example, if a person has two totally blocked
vessels and will be needing two grafts, it is called double bypass, and
if the person needs three, then it is called triple bypass.
Triple heart bypass surgery is done by slicing open the left part of
the chest area and separating the breastbone to make an opening. The
patient will be sedated and given general anesthesia before the
procedure. The heart will then be connected to a device called the
heart- lung bypass machine which will be responsible for your heart’s
work while it is stopped.
Doctors will be using veins from either the wrist or the leg and then
reconnect it to the heart making a detour for the blood, this process
is called grafting. Once the doctors are done attaching the vessels to
your heart, the breastbone will be closed with a wire and it will be
staying inside the patient, after this, stitches will be done to close
the skin flap.
The risks of having Triple heart bypass surgery includes,
the most obvious, infection in the wound site. Getting infections are
very likely to happen in any surgery. Blood clots are very possible to
occur, but what makes it risky is that it may travel with blood and go
into the lungs.
The chances of developing heart problems such as heart attacks, heart
failure and strokes are also heightened. Post- pericardiotomy syndrome
is also possible to happen, the symptoms of this condition include low-
grade fevers and chest pains occurring at the same time. Having this
syndrome may take up to 6 months or more.
It should be understood that people who undergo surgery must always
check with a doctor even if there are no signs of infection or
conditions of some sort. Only doctors can evaluate the condition of
every surgical wound and that self treatments may only worsen the
condition. Asking a doctor about advices when it comes to post surgical
care should be considered as well to prevent problems like common