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- Surgery in which a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the body is used to make a new path for blood around a blocked artery leading to the heart. This restores the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Also called aortocoronary bypass and coronary artery bypass.
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- aorta, aortocoronary bypass, Artery, carotid artery, coronary artery bypass, hepatic artery, intra-arterial, renal artery