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  • Initialism of coronary artery bypass grafting.

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  • n. 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


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  • GUPTA (voice-over): Get bypass surgery each year, also called CABG, or coronary artery bypass grafting, the symptoms really seem to come out of nowhere.

    CNN Transcript Sep 6, 2004

  • Again, it's called CABG, which stands for coronary artery bypass grafting.

    CNN Transcript Sep 6, 2004

  • And that's what, that's what it's call a CABG, which stands for coronary artery bypass grafting.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2004

  • The operation, known as CABG coronary artery bypass grafting, was first pioneered in the 1960s, and it has certainly come a very long way since then.

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  • The procedure, called CABG (pronounced "cabbage"), is performed to help restore blood flow in patients with blocked arteries.

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  • Coronary-artery bypass grafts, commonly called CABG (pronounced cabbage), were the first treatment for blocked arteries. stories: News

  • The report adds more weight to the increasing evidence that the recession, coupled with the unique American health insurance system, has had a significant impact on Americans 'ability to access care. documented; [opens pdf] timely use of primary care tends to reduce the need for interventional procedures such as CABG, thereby reducing cost and improving long term quality of life.

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  • VICTORIA was established by Novadaq to collect clinical and image data for the purposes of comparing the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft ( "CABG") surgery with SPY imaging to the STS National Cardiac Database ( "STS Database"), a well established cardiac surgery outcomes benchmark.

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  • We want to smoke as much as we want, eat as much or as poorly as we like, and have our cardiac cath and CABG covered, no questions asked.

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