Coronary artery bypass surgery in patients seventy years of age and older.

@article{Gann1977CoronaryAB,
  title={Coronary artery bypass surgery in patients seventy years of age and older.},
  author={Dr. Donald S. Gann and Claude Colin and Frank J Hildner and P. A. Samet and W Z Yahr and Jacob J Greenberg},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1977},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={237-41}
}
Fifty patients 70 years of age and older underwent coronary artery bypass surgery for disabling angina pectoris or congestive heart failure or both (two quadruple, 11 triple, 25 double grafts, 12 single). Twenty additional procedures were done (11 mitral valve replacements for papillary muscle dysfunction, six ventricular aneurysmectomies, four aortic valve replacements, and one repair of ventricular septal defect). Surgical mortality rate was 8 per cent (four patients). Total mortality rate… CONTINUE READING