TITLE

Direct costs of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients aged 65 years or more and those under age 65

AUTHOR(S)
Naglie, Gary; Tansey, Catherine; Krahn, Murray D.; O'Rourke, Keith; Detsky, Allan S.; Bolley, Hildo
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p805
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a study that estimated the direct medical costs of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in Canadian patients 65 years of age or older and compared the CABG costs with those for Canadian patients less than 65 years of age. Methods used to conduct research; Results; Discovery that CABG was more costly for older patients; Future studies.
ACCESSION #
1670635

 

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