Definition of Cabg

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Cabg

1. Initialism. (medicine) (initialism) of coronary artery bypass grafting. ¹

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Medical Definition of Cabg

1. A surgical procedure, known as a coronary artery bypass graft, which involves replacing diseased (narrowed) coronary arteries with veins obtained from the patients lower extremities (autologous graft). During this procedure the patient is placed on a heart bypass machine (heart-lung machine) to allow the surgeon adequate time to perform surgery on the resting (nonbeating) heart. This procedure has proven to extend the lives of individuals with coronary artery disease and improve the quality of life. Recovery in the hospital is approximately 7-10 days. (27 Sep 1997)

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C3 proactivator convertase
C4
C4 plant
C5a peptidase
C64
CA
CA-125
CA-MRSA
CA19-9
CAA
CAAA
CAAC
CAAT box
CAB
CABF
CABG
CAC
CAD
CAD/CAM
CADAM
CADCAM
CADM
CAE
CAF
CAFTA
CAG
CAI
CAIB
CAIR
CALPIRG

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