Outcome of patients aged ≥80 years undergoing combined aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 40 studies.

@article{Vasques2012OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients aged ≥80 years undergoing combined aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 40 studies.},
  author={Francesco Vasques and Ersilia Lucenteforte and Rosalba Paone and Alessandro Mugelli and Fausto Biancari},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={164 3},
  pages={410-418.e1}
}
AIM This study was planned to evaluate the outcome of patients aged ≥80 years undergoing combined conventional aortic valve replacement (AVR) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). METHODS This is a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of data on patients aged ≥80 years who underwent combined AVR and CABG. RESULTS The literature search yielded 40 observational studies reporting on 8,975 patients aged ≥80 years. Pooled proportion of immediate postoperative mortality was… CONTINUE READING
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