Definitions for "Coronary artery bypass graft"
Keywords:  bypass, cabg, graft, vein, aorta
A type of open heart surgery in which pieces of a vein or artery are used to route blood flow around a blockage in one or more of the arteries that supply oxygen to the heart muscle.
An operation using arterial or venous conduits inserted between aorta and the coronary artery beyond the narrowing.
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