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What Are My Options for Coronary Bypass Surgery?

If you have coronary artery disease (CAD), then you are one of more than 3 million people in the United States who have this condition.
CAD is caused by cholesterol and plaque build-up on the inner walls of the arteries that supply blood to your heart. … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Bypass Hybrid Procedure

A hybrid procedure for Coronary Artery Bypass involves doing two parts of the procedure in the same place to reduce recovery time and trauma to the patient. Learn more about Coronary Artery Bypass on our services page or call (562) 988-9333 to request more information. … Continue reading

The Bethencourt Group Surgery Results

One of the things we take pride in the most is how much experience our surgeon Dr. Bethencourt, have and how happy our patients are. Check out our results from 3 of our biggest procedures, Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Repair and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft. … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Bypass (CAB) in California

With the advent of minimally-invasive robotic surgery, a new approach to coronary bypass and MIDCAB became available to patients who needed only one vein graph. Robotic surgeons can now accomplish a single graph of the left internal mammory artery to left anterior descending artery using the da Vinci® Surgical System. … Continue reading

Coronary Artery Bypass (CAB) Surgery Southern California

Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD specializes in “complex” robotic surgery and is often able to perform robotic or minimally invasive surgery where many other physicians cannot. One of the many procedures Dr. Bethencourt performs routinely with robot assist is Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) or Coronary Artery Revascularzation. … Continue reading