CAB

Definition / meaning of CAB

Surgery in which a healthy blood vessel taken from another part of the body is used to make a new path for blood around a blocked artery leading to the heart. This restores the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the heart. Also called aortocoronary bypass and coronary artery bypass.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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