In this video, Dr. OP. Yadava, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi, Talks about the longevity of bypass surgery. It depends upon the control of risk factors with lifestyle modifications, following the medical treatment properly. It also depends upon how good the surgeon has done his job.
Dr. Yadava discusses that if arterial revascularization has given then the results are for long term and if veins are used then chances of failure are higher. Hence, he tells that control of blood pressure, lipids, control of diabetes status, weight control is very essential. Also the patients should be involved in some physical activities for a long term benefit after bypass surgery.