|Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Redo|
Credits: 1.25 Post-Assessment Questions: 10
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 26 Jan 2022
Last Reviewed: 26 Jan 2021
Estimated Time To Finish: 75 Minutes
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The coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedure is used to improve blood flow to at-risk areas of myocardial tissues. When a patient requires subsequent CABG procedures, they may require additional perioperative management techniques and considerations. CABG is one of the most common cardiac procedures undertaken nowadays. With an aging population and high prevalence of coronary artery disease, a percentage of patients will require a second intervention which is mostly carried out in the form of percutaneous coronary intervention. Few will require a redo CABG for various reasons, which carries significant risk as a redo procedure and requires specific measures for work up to avoid complications. This activity reviews the management of patients undergoing a redo CABG procedure and explains the role of the interprofessional team in managing patients who undergo redo CABG.
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Authors: Ahmed Eissa
Editors: Yuvraj Chowdhury
Editors-In-Chief: F Brian BoudiOfek HaiLovely Chhabra
Chief Medical Reviewer: Michael Bishop
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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