QUALITY/TECH: Better to have a bypass

INTERESTING TIMES for cardiologists, as new research this week in the NEJM suggests coronary bypass surgery may be a better treatment option than stents.  For those paying attention, this is not exactly news.  People have been making the argument for years.  Go read Matthew’s post "Dump the stent have a bypass", written way back in October of 2003, for a deeper look at some of the evidence supporting this theory.

YOU MAY ALSO want to take a quick look at Gregory D. Pawelski’s statement in support of embryonic stem cell research, which is a well-articulated post written from the perspective of someone who knows a bit about cancer treatment.

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