The impact of age on 6-month survival in patients with cardiovascular risk factors undergoing elective non-cardiac surgery.

@article{Naughton2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of age on 6-month survival in patients with cardiovascular risk factors undergoing elective non-cardiac surgery.},
  author={Corina Naughton and Robert O. Feneck},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={
          768-76
        }
}
An increasing number of patients aged>or=70 years are presenting for elective non-cardiac surgery. We undertook this study to: (i) compare the nature and distribution of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in an at risk population of patients aged>or=70 years undergoing elective surgery compared with a younger at risk cohort; and (ii) identify the impact of age and other risk factors on 6-month survival. We conducted a prospective observational study of patients undergoing elective non… CONTINUE READING

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