elza asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 7 years ago

What are the chances of the eldery surviving open heart surgery?

My grandpa has major blockage areas and they want to do open heart surgery here's what I know

Surgery to remove blockage

Open heart

He's 75

He had a major heart attack in early 2011

His surgery is in 2 weeks

What are his chances of surviving?

Will he be safe with the surgeon making him wait 2 weeks?

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  • 7 years ago
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    Assuming that his general health is otherwise good, he has an excellent chance of surviving the surgery. As far as waiting, that is an unknown.

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