I have heard about this recent study regarding surgery and marriage. A good married life could extend a persons' life after a heart surgery. The long-term study of survival after heart surgery is the latest piece of evidence that married people live longer and better lives than singles.  ***this post is edited by moderator *** *** web addresses not allowed*** Compared with medical therapy alone, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) significantly reduced cardiovascular deaths and the composite end point of all-cause deaths and cardiovascular-related hospitalizations.