Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG procedure), also known as coronary artery bypass graft procedure, is defined as a heart surgery to treat coronary artery disease (one of the most common cardiovascular diseases).
It is practiced in Istanbul when a coronary artery is narrowed or blocked by a deposit of fat or fiber, the purpose of which is to soothe the symptoms by bypassing the blocked heart arteries. This surgery significantly improves the quality of life of the patient.
- Inflammatory reactivity
Intervention or treatment's duration
- The operation lasts between 3 to 6 hours
Coronary artery bypass grafting: The Various Steps
CABG procedure is recommended in the case of angina pectoris (caused by smoking, excess cholesterol, obesity ...), which cannot be cured by drugs. In this case, bridging is necessary to deal with this problem.
In general, the operation lasts between 3 to 6 hours, under general anesthesia and has 3 steps:
Preparation phase in Istanbul
The doctor and the medical assistants begin with the installation of the medical equipment as well as the monitoring systems which make it possible to follow the state of the patient. Thorough cleaning of the patient's body is mandatory.
This step is divided into 3 parts: the opening of thorax at the sternum, the removal of the graft thus making it possible to perform the bypass, and finally the installation of the extracorporeal circulation.
During this phase, the surgeon sets up the graft between the aorta and the coronary arteries.
After the operation, the patient must permanently stop smoking, treat his diet, otherwise he will need a bypass after 10 to 15 years. Thus, a visit at least once a year to the cardiologist is necessary.
CABG Procedure: the complications
Heart surgery such as coronary artery bypass grafting can cause several postoperative complications:
- After the operation, monitoring for a few weeks is mandatory to eliminate the risk of cardiac involvement.
- A greater inflammatory reactivity.
- Infection, stroke, pneumopathy ...
Coronary bypass grafting in Turkey
Medicine is one of the most advanced sectors in Turkey, hospitals are from high quality and very well met.
Turquie Santé intervenes to put you in direct contact with clinics specialized in cardiac bypass surgery and coronary bypass surgery in Turkey and Istanbul. You can request your appointment online and compare offers from several hospitals using a simple and effective platform
How much does CABG procedure cost in Istanbul?
The cost in Turkey tends to increase with age and the number of blood vessels grafted. However, make sure that Turquie santé will provide you with the lowest prices.