Changing outcome of angioplasty in the elderly.

@article{Thompson1996ChangingOO,
  title={Changing outcome of angioplasty in the elderly.},
  author={Ronald Curtis Thompson and David R. Holmes and Diane E. Grill and Michael Brett Stow Mock and Kent R. Bailey},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          8-14
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine whether in-hospital and intermediate-term posthospital outcomes have changed in elderly patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty from the period 1980 through 1989 to the period 1990 through 1992. BACKGROUND Although elderly patients have a higher incidence of procedure-related deaths and late recurrence of angina after coronary angioplasty, recent complication rates for angioplasty seem to be lower. METHODS From 1980 to… CONTINUE READING
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