[Proceedings: Results of the surgical treatment of valvulopathies and ischemic heart disease in patients older than 65 years].


53 patients aged from 65 to 76 years underwent surgery for valvulopathies (23 patients), atherosclerotic heart disease (24 patients) or both diseases combined (6 patients). All these cases were in NYHA fonctional classes III and IV except for one patient in class II. Hospital mortality after surgical treatment of these cardiopathies was 3.8% (2 deaths). The… (More)


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