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Inside Your Health: Heart disease procedures

Updated: November 17, 2019 09:34 PM

At the American Heart Association meeting on Saturday, the results of a large, federally funded study revealed thousands of heart stents and bypass surgeries meant to treat heart disease could have been postponed or avoided.

KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains why some heart disease patients might want to optimize their medication and make long-term lifestyle changes before they seek aggressive surgeries.

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