Off-Pump Bypass Surgery Complications

As with any surgery, beating heart bypass surgery (also known as off-pump bypass surgery) may result in complications. However, in most cases, complications are temporary and easy to treat. In addition, people who have this procedure off-pump typically spend less time in the hospital than those who have it done with a heart-lung bypass machine.
 
The most common complications of this procedure include:
 
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Minor infections
  • Minor bleeding or bruising
  • Abnormal or painful scar formation.
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While rare, major complications are possible and may include things like:
 
(To learn more about the complications that can occur with this procedure, click Complications of Beating Heart Bypass Surgery.)
 

Off-Pump Bypass Surgery Complications

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