Female Gender and Differences in Outcome after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Does Age Play a Role?

@article{Arif2016FemaleGA,
  title={Female Gender and Differences in Outcome after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Does Age Play a Role?},
  author={Rawa Arif and Mina Berty Farag and Victor Gertner and Gabor B Szab{\'o} and Alexander Weymann and G{\'a}bor G{\'a}bor Veres and Arjang Ruhparwar and Raffi Bekeredjian and Tom Bruckner and Matthias Karck and Klaus Kallenbach and Carsten J. Beller},
  journal={PloS one},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={e0145371}
}
INTRODUCTION Female gender is a known risk factor for early and late mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Higher age of women at operation may influence outcome, since age per se is also an important risk factor. The purpose of our study was to analyze possible gender differences in outcome after isolated CABG in different age groups to delineate the impact of female gender and age. METHODS All patients over 60 years of age undergoing isolated CABG at our department… CONTINUE READING
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