Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the elderly: early and long-term results.

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The immediate and long-term efficacy of coronary angioplasty in the elderly was determined by studying 752 patients greater than or equal to 65 years old and comparing patients greater than or equal to 75 years old with those 65 to 74 years old. The oldest patients were more highly symptomatic, were more likely to be in heart failure, had more multivessel… (More)

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@article{Thompson1991PercutaneousTC, title={Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the elderly: early and long-term results.}, author={R Christopher Thompson and David R. Holmes and Bernard J. Gersh and Michael Mock and Kent R. Bailey}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={1991}, volume={17 6}, pages={1245-50} }