Is OPCAB a ‘key hole’ operation?

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Coronary Bypass

Coronary Bypass

Generally this form of operation is done through a standard opening in front of the chest that bypass operation is infamous for.

The reason why this approach is widely popular is because of its safety and adaptability. In various unexpected difficult situations it gives the surgeon many options to achieve the desired result. So to put it the right perspective, OPCAB (Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass) is not a ‘key hole’ operation.

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