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How is it possible my heart function improved so much after bypass surgery?
Your coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) must have been very successful (and still is), not only for the grafts to continue to work but in recruiting heart muscle that received insufficient blood supply before the operation (it is called "dormant"). Yes, yes and yes! This is one of the great benefits of bypass surgery, as opposed to stents. Keep at it, you are doing great. I have included some articles I wrote previously on the subject:
Hope this helps,
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