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Mediterranean Diet Study

For many years, there has been discussion about this low-fat diet and whether it had a meaningful clinical impact. “We now have dietary evidence that is fairly compelling. The absolute size reduction was not large, but the fact that the Mediterranean diets tested in this trial had such a positive impact gives us some anchoring […]


Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Using Robotic Totally Endoscopic Surgery

Background: Hybrid coronary revascularization combines minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting and catheter-based interventions. This treatment option represents a viable alternative to both open multivessel coronary bypass surgery through sternotomy and multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention. Methods: From 2001 to 2011, 226 patients (age, 61 years [range, 31 to 90 years]; 77.0% male; EuroSCORE, 2 [range, […]