Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting [CABG]

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting [CABG] is usually performed on patients with coronary artery disease when they have one or more critically blocked vessels that supply blood to the heart. Coronary artery patients usually present to the cardiologist with critical occlusions caused by cholesterol or calcium deposits in the coronary arteries. This disease is a lifestyle disease and has many risk factors including uncontrolled diabetes, uncontrolled high blood pressure and or smoking along with family history of coronary artery disease and lack of exercise.

Dr. J. Saravana Ganesh, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Kauvery Hospital talks about Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

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