Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG): Definition & Indications


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A CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) operation is:

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1. Why is a CABG done?

2. What is usually the maximum number of blockages bypassed?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include why a coronary artery bypass grafting procedure is done and what it is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • A CABG operation
  • Reasons why a CABG is done
  • Maximum number of blockages bypassed
  • Risk factors of heart disease
  • Post operation instructions

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in a different light
  • Information recall- access the knowledge to answer questions about coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)

Additional Learning

To learn more about coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), review the lesson on Features of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Understand how heart disease occurs and where
  • Review the reasons why people must receive a coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • Distinguish differences between a single, double, triple, and quadruple coronary artery bypass graft
  • Recall the different ways a surgeon can do coronary artery bypass surgery