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Bypass & Myocardial Infarction FMCSA Guidelines

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Trucker drivers if you had Myocardial Infarction (MI),followed by coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) several months ago, you need an ETT (exercise tolerance test)
 
Trucker driver who had an MI, drivers should obtain an ejection fraction and ETT before returning to work and because of the CABG keeping the driver off work 3 months (not 2 as for MI) to allow time for sternal wound healing.
 
Myocardial Infarction:
 
 The first few months following an acute myocardial infarction (MI) pose the greatest risk of mortality, with the majority of deaths classified as sudden death. Current opinion among clinicians’ states that post-MI drivers may safely return to any occupational task provided there is no exercise-induced myocardial ischemia or left ventricular dysfunction.
 
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
 
Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery is frequently the preferred choice of therapy for individuals with multi-vessel coronary heart disease, narrowing of the proximal left main coronary artery, and extensive atherosclerosis in the presence of left ventricular dysfunction or debilitating angina.
 
Following CABG surgery, individuals are at less risk of sudden death than those who are treated medically. Most drivers who undergo
CABG surgery are able to return to work. A longer waiting period is recommended to allow sternal incision healing. The sternum should be completely healed before certifying a driver.
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