Heart Disease Community
heart by pass
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

heart by pass

can you please tell me how scar if i have a heart by pass?
Related Discussions
329165_tn?1385201516
Hi there,

I assume you have to go for open heart surgery to get a Bypass done?

The scar you can expect from this:  they start the incision, in the centre of your chest, about 5cm from where your collorbone/sternum starts, and then it goes down to the bottom of your sternum.  On young patients they would try not to use clips on the skin as it would leave extra marks, so the skin should be glued (special surgical glue) together.  Surgeons use sternum wires to hold the sternum in place and it should stay there forever.

On 31 March 2008 I had OHS to fix mitral valve.  I was 32.  I had to somehow change my wardrobe as not to show of to much of the "zip" but it is a small price to pay for good health.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
3 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee commented on New GMO
13 hrs ago
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Healthtips commented on When Your Cold Is Not...
15 hrs ago
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
9 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL