Why Open Heart Surgery Is Needed

why open heart surgery is needed:

It is needed when the coronary arteries become narrowed, and this narrowing increases the risk of heart attack.
You need to replace the coronary arteries by grafts to supply the heart with blood.

The length of heart surgery:

It takes from 3-6 hours depending on the procedures used and the condition of the patient.

Recovery time:

Total hospital stays for heart surgery 9-10 days.
1-2 days in the intensive care.
Recovery at home takes about 4-6 weeks.

The food which patient can eat:

In the day before the operation, he eats light food until the midnight he eats nothing.
after the operation, he depends on fluids for one day and then he eats boiled food (fruits and vegetables).


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