24 Nov 2019

Study casts doubt on the need for many heart procedures

From Sunday Morning, 7:21 am on 24 November 2019

A new study out of the US suggests that stent procedures and bypass operations may not only be unnecessary for people with severe but stable heart diseases, but they could actually be causing more harm. Dr. Phil Adamson, an expert in heart failure from the University of Otago, Christchurch, offers his analysis on the findings.

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