Letters Unnecessary interventions

If less is more, how much is zero?

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3500 (Published 01 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3500
  1. Fazal Raheman, consultant and chief executive officer1
  1. 1Suite 217, Twin Towers, Box 4404, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  1. dr.fazal{at}mrilimited.com

    If we need less medicine,1 how much less? Given the accumulating evidence that revascularisation may not add anything to patients’ changing their lifestyle, how much angioplasty or coronary artery bypass grafting should be performed? The peer reviewed evidence overwhelmingly suggests …

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