Direct costs of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients aged 65 years or more and those under age 65.

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BACKGROUND Over the past 20 years, there have been marked increases in rates of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) among older people in Canada. The objectives of this study were to accurately estimate the direct medical costs of CABG in older patients (age 65 years or more) and to compare CABG costs for this age group with those for patients less than… (More)

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@article{Naglie1999DirectCO, title={Direct costs of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients aged 65 years or more and those under age 65.}, author={Gary Naglie and Christine Tansey and Murray D. Krahn and K O'rourke and A. S. Detsky and H. L. Bolley}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={1999}, volume={160 6}, pages={805-11} }