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BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7112.882 (Published 04 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:882
  1. Tom Treasure, Professor of cardiothoracic surgerya
  1. a Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT

    Editor—I have received an unusual number of letters and telephone calls praising the style, content, and message of my article on recent advances in cardiac surgery; the article questioned the wisdom of using the popular media for the immediate publication of surgical advances.1 While I was hurt by the letter from Gianni Angelini and Peter Wilde commenting on the …

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