While coronary artery bypass is one of the most common heart-related surgeries, it can result in serious injuries or even death if it is not completed properly. Coronary artery bypass is a surgery conducted on patients with a build-up of plaque in the arteries. Oftentimes, the build-up of plaque is a result of a poor diet and lack of exercise, which causes high cholesterol. A coronary artery bypass surgery must be conducted to stimulate proper blood and oxygen flow to the heart, otherwise, a patient may suffer a heart attack.
A coronary artery bypass surgery helps restore blood flow to an obstructed artery. Sometimes, coronary artery bypass surgery can give rise to a medical malpractice claim as a result of medical negligence.
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