The Vortex of Circular Logic

Monday, March 27, 2006

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Are you sure you want that bypass operation? Are you really REALLY sure? This is a well written editorial. Not so much from an evidence point of view (that's not the purpose), but to present the ugly side of what's often cited as the crowning jewel of modern medical marvels. And yet, there hasn't been a dent in the mortality rate due to heart disease in this country. One more piece of evidence of the obscene overtreatment of the American public.

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