Influence of age on postoperative course in coronary artery bypass patients.


The average age of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has increased. To determine influence of age on postoperative course, the authors reviewed the outcome of 199 consecutive patients who underwent primary, isolated, elective CABG. The 101 patients < 65 years (group I) and 98 patients > or = 65 years (group II) were similar in… (More)