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open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart CABG , coronary artery bypass graft , coronary bypass , coronary bypass surgery
heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed on the beating heart by the use of small instruments and cameras threaded through small incisions minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery
heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed by the use of small instruments and tiny cameras threaded through small incisions while the heart is stopped and blood is pumped through a heart-lung machine port-access coronary bypass surgery
shunt that is created surgically between the portal vein and the inferior vena cava so that blood from the abdominal organs can bypass the liver portacaval shunt
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