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Risks (CABG) -- Bleeding Problems

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Presentation: CABG With Aortic Balloon Pump
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Bleeding during this procedure is normal. In fact, some bleeding after the surgery is also expected. There can be several causes of bleeding and the treatment will vary depending on the cause and your individual situation. It is possible that urgent surgery may be necessary to stop serious bleeding after your procedure. In rare instances, it may be necessary to open your chest in the ICU or recovery room to attempt to control episodes of sudden and life-threatening bleeding.

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