CABG – Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

CABG -Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting What is a CABG? A CABG is an abbreviated version of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting which is a surgical procedure that helps improve blood flow to your heart muscle. Developing heart disease means that you have narrowing of the...

Stent

Why do I need a stent? The stent is a wire mesh tube.  When there is a build-up of fatty deposits in the coronary arteries blood flow to the heart muscle is compromised because of the narrowing. If this blood flow is compromised it causes chest pain (angina).  If a...