Share this page:

Did You Know?

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is an open-heart surgical procedure to treat severe heart disease. It improves blood flow to the heart by connecting, or grafting, a healthy artery or vein to one that’s blocked. The national average for any major complications/operative mortality for CABG procedures (with bypass machine) is 12.5%; at El Camino the rate is 0%.

Source: Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Registry, January–June 2014

This article first appeared in the Spring 2015 edition of the El Camino Hospital Health Beat magazine.

You may also be interested in...

Visitor Screener

Visitor Restrictions

A visitor policy is in effect due to more restrictive measures being taken throughout the Bay Area.
HealthPerks Banner

Sign Up for HealthPerks

Get health information, event invitations, free screenings and more delivered to your inbox.
Find a doctor who will fit you well.

Find a Doctor

Use our directory to find a doctor with an office near our Mountain View or Los Gatos campus.