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Heart, Blood and Circulatory System :
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), commonly called a heart bypass surgery, is done when the arteries of the heart narrow due to plaque formation and are not able to carry sufficient blood to heart muscles. The surgeon uses grafts blood vessel from other parts of the body to make sure the heart muscles get enough blood.

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