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Heart Bypass Surgery

Surviving Quadruple Bypass Surgery: How Facebook's Timeline Became My Lifeline

Chuck Gomez | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Chuck Gomez

I came to the hospital expecting to have a stent placed in my heart. By the time it was over, I had undergone quadruple bypass open heart surgery. At one point the chief surgeon told my brother that it might be a good idea to says his goodbyes.

Heart Bypass Surgery Carries Lower Death Risk

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Older patients with clogged heart arteries may have a little lower death risk over time if they get bypass operations instead of angio...

Japanese Emperor Undergoes Heart-Bypass Surgery

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

TOKYO — Japanese Emperor Akihito was undergoing heart-bypass surgery Saturday intended to allow him to lead a healthier, more active life. Akih...