Is age an important risk factor for the outcome of elective abdominal aneurysm surgery?

@article{dAngelo1993IsAA,
  title={Is age an important risk factor for the outcome of elective abdominal aneurysm surgery?},
  author={Francesco Antonio d'Angelo and Massimo Vaghi and C Zorzoli and Simona Gatti and A M Tacconi},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={153-5}
}
This retrospective study involves 590 patients who underwent elective abdominal aortic surgery in the years 1966-1990. These patients are subdivided into three groups by time of intervention: 1st = 1966-1978; 2nd = 1979-1988; 3rd = 1988-1990, and each group is subdivided into two subgroups according to whether age is over or under 70. A progressive decrease… CONTINUE READING