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Fortis Hospital Mumbai - Nationally ranked as a Top 5 for Open Heart Surgery

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Open-heart surgery is any type of surgery where the chest is cut open and surgery is performed on the muscles, valves, or arteries of the heart. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the most common type of heart surgery done on adults. During this surgery, a healthy artery or vein is grafted (attached) to a blocked coronary artery. This allows the grafted artery to…

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Added by Rachel Smith on August 8, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

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