[Comparison of short- and long-term outcome after percutaneous transluminal interventional therapy in octogenarians with coronary artery disease from radial or femoral approach].

@article{You2013ComparisonOS,
  title={[Comparison of short- and long-term outcome after percutaneous transluminal interventional therapy in octogenarians with coronary artery disease from radial or femoral approach].},
  author={Wei You and Fei Ye and Shaoliang Chen and Jun-Jie Zhang and Nai-liang Tian and Song Lin and Zhi-zhong Liu and Rong Wang and Jing Kan and Tian Min Xu and Ling-ling Liu and Ling Lin and Hai-mei Xu},
  journal={Zhonghua xin xue guan bing za zhi},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={736-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the short-term and long-term outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) between transradial intervention (TRI) and transfemoral intervention (TFI) in elderly patients. METHODS From January 2005 to December 2010, 488 consecutive elderly patients ( ≥ 80 years old) were enrolled in this retrospective study. Patients were divided into TRI group (n = 235, PCIs were performed trans-radial approach) and TFI group (n = 253, PCIs were performed trans-femoral approach… CONTINUE READING

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