This audio program features current news and information from
the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Traditionally, the CABG surgery has depended heavily on bypassing a patient’s heart and lungs and using a machine to take over their function. But according to a new study from AHRQ, many patients may be better off without this cardiopulmonary bypass – which can cause stroke, abnormal heart rhythm or other problems.
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