Coronary artery stenting in the aged.

  title={Coronary artery stenting in the aged.},
  author={Manish S Chauhan and Richard E. Kuntz and Kalon K. L. Ho and David Jacques Cohen and Jeffrey J. Popma and Joseph P. Carrozza and Donald S. Baim and Donald E. Cutlip},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={37 3},
OBJECTIVES The study compared the safety and efficacy of coronary artery stenting in aged and nonaged patients and identified predictors of adverse clinical outcomes. BACKGROUND Limited data are available on the outcomes of stenting in the aged (> or = 80 years) compared to nonaged patients. METHODS The study was a pooled analysis of 6,186 patients who underwent coronary artery stenting in six recent multicenter trials. A clinical events committee adjudicated clinical end points, and… CONTINUE READING


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