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Posted by: norman jones | 2010-03-15

heart bypass ops

i had a quadruple heart bypass operation a few years ago and thought that was the maximum you could have , thought there were only 4 coronary arteries.
i have since heard people talking about quintuple bypasses. , do these exist and if so how do we get 5 bypasses ?
thanks .

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Hallo Norman
It just depends on how many arteries they work on. Some arteries have branches and if needed they may need to work in some of the branches of the arteries as well.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010-03-15

Hallo Norman
It just depends on how many arteries they work on. Some arteries have branches and if needed they may need to work in some of the branches of the arteries as well.
Dr Bets

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