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Endoscopic vein harvesting: importance of patient selection
  1. Randolph H L Wong,
  2. Calvin S H Ng,
  3. Malcolm Underwood
  1. Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  1. Correspondence to Dr Randolph H L Wong, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4/F, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; wonhl1{at}surgery.cuhk.edu.hk

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Marilyn vos Savant

To the Editor We congratulate Grant et al1 on their multi-centre study on the impact of endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH) on clinical outcomes. Their results echoed nicely with the studies by Dacey et al2 and Ouzounian et al3 who showed EVH is not an independent predictor of inhospital or mid-term adverse outcomes. However, it is interesting to note that only 12.4% of their studied population received EVH. The study also highlighted the …

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