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If one or more of your coronary arteries (the vessels that carry blood to your heart muscle) are blocked, blood can't flow to your heart, putting you at risk of a heart attack. Coronary bypass surgery is an open heart surgery that restores blood flow to your heart muscle by diverting the flow of blood around the blockage.
At Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento, we have one of the most experienced cardiovascular surgery teams in the nation. Patients undergoing heart surgery can feel confident knowing that our cardiology team performs more cardiovascular procedures than any other hospital in California.
Coronary artery bypass surgery creates a path for blood to flow around a blockage and helps prevent a heart attack. Here's what to expect:
At Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento, our expert cardiovascular surgeons develop personalized cardiology treatment plan for every patient. Learn more about our expertise and approach to Diagnosis and Treatment.