Percutaneous coronary intervention in the elderly: results from the Thai National Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Registry (TPCIR).

@article{Kiatchoosakun2010PercutaneousCI,
  title={Percutaneous coronary intervention in the elderly: results from the Thai National Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Registry (TPCIR).},
  author={Songsak Kiatchoosakun and Pattarapong Keelapang and Pinij Kaewsuwana and Chunhakasem Chotinaiwattarakul and Chumphol Piumsomboon},
  journal={EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={611-5}
}
AIMS The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes and identify the risk factors of in-hospital mortality among elderly patients undergoing PCI in Thailand. METHODS AND RESULTS Included in this study were 4,156 consecutive patients (comprising 639 elderly [age ≥ 75 years] and 3,517 non-elderly [age < 75 years]) undergoing PCI between May 2006… CONTINUE READING