• JULY 18, 2013
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    How do you do the operation?

    Many of the operations can be found on the Internet. Also prior to your surgery your surgeon will be glad to discuss the technical portions of the operation. Some patients want to know exactly how each stitch is placed and others do not want to know much about the technical portions of the operation. Please

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    • JANUARY 4, 2014
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    How Do Physicians Determine Whether Heart Surgery is Required?

    How Do Physicians Determine Whether Heart Surgery is Required?

    Heart surgery is a big decision, but sometimes it is the best choice of action when confronted with a heart condition. If your physician is recommending heart surgery, it is because they have taken your individual situation into account as a whole, and feel that surgery will give you the best possible outcome. Here is

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    • JULY 18, 2013
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    Do I go to the hospital the night before surgery?

    The answer is no in most cases. For most surgeries, you will go to the hospital two days before surgery to be pre-admitted. Labs and special x-rays may be taken at that time. The night before surgery, we ask that you do not eat or drink anything unless you have been given special instructions by

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    • JULY 18, 2013
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    Can I have this problem again, such as heart blockage, peripheral vascular disease, or carotid disease?

    Yes you certainly can. The surgery that we do is a palliative type of procedure. In other words, we are just fixing the problem as it exists today. Unlike having your appendix taken out when you have appendicitis, which is a curative operation, doing vascular surgery is mainly bypassing the blockages in the artery or

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