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Cardiac surgeons treat valvular Heart diseases such as valve stenosis or vessel insufficiency, ischemic Heart disease, coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and congenital defects. In treating these diseases, cardiac surgeons repair or replace heart valves, widen clogged arteries, repair aortic aneurysms, implant defibrillators and pacemakers, and perform double, triple, quadruple, and the rare quintuple heart bypasses. Cardiac surgeons are also responsible for their patients' post-operative care while in the hospital.

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