Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease?: The Lifestyle Heart Trial

@article{Ornish1990CanLC,
  title={Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease?: The Lifestyle Heart Trial},
  author={D. Ornish and S. Brown and J. H. Billings and L. Scherwitz and R. Brand},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1990},
  volume={336},
  pages={129-133}
}
  • D. Ornish, S. Brown, +2 authors R. Brand
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • In a prospective, randomised, controlled trial to determine whether comprehensive lifestyle changes affect coronary atherosclerosis after 1 year, 28 patients were assigned to an experimental group (low-fat vegetarian diet, stopping smoking, stress management training, and moderate exercise) and 20 to a usual-care control group. 195 coronary artery lesions were analysed by quantitative coronary angiography. The average percentage diameter stenosis regressed from 40.0 (SD 16.9)% to 37.8 (16.5… CONTINUE READING
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