TITLE

Evidence or faith? Coronary artery bypass grafting in elderly patients

AUTHOR(S)
Ghali, William A.; Graham, Michelle M.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/18/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 6, p775
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses debate over benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in elderly patients. Findings which suggest that risks of CABG in elderly patients may be lower than previously proposed; Cost-effectiveness of CABG procedure; Need for more randomized controlled trials of CABG as a treatment option for elderly patients.
ACCESSION #
5213607

 

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