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Can babies have CABG operation done on them? Does

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Can babies have CABG operation done on them? Does this leave scars? What do they look or feel like?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.
Babies can have most heart surgeries but there would be no real reason to perform this surgery on an infant.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How do the surgeons do the treatment?
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.
What question are you asking?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do they make a cut on the skin or do the surgery through the mouth?
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.
What surgery?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
For cabg
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 1 year ago.
babies do not have this surgery. Open heart surgery is performed by cutting open the sternum or breastbone. Stents can be placed in the coronary arteries during a cardiac cath which is done thru a groin or wrist blood vessel.