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How soon can you get back to work after coronary artery bypass surgery?

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If you work at a desk job and you don’t have any complications from the surgery, you can probably go back to work 4 to 6 weeks after your surgery. If your job involves more physical activity, you may need extra recovery time at home.

It will likely take about 2 to 3 months for you to completely heal.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Health: “What is Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?”

National Institute of Health: “What is Cardia Rehabilitation?”

MedlinePlus: “Coronary Artery Disease”

Mayo Clinic: “Coronary Bypass Surgery”

Cleveland Clinic: “Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Health: “What is Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?”

National Institute of Health: “What is Cardia Rehabilitation?”

MedlinePlus: “Coronary Artery Disease”

Mayo Clinic: “Coronary Bypass Surgery”

Cleveland Clinic: “Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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