A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or heart bypass. it was invented in Argentina by René Favaloro and it is a surgical procedure performed in patients with coronary artery disease (see atherosclerosis) for the relief of angina and possible improved heart muscle function. ...

vein or artery grafted surgically to permit blood to travel from the aorta to a branch of the coronary artery at a point past an obstruction

Heart Bypass Surgery as related to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft