- Influence of age on perioperative complications among patients undergoing implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention in the United StatesVivian Tsai
Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:549-56. 2011..01 to 1.32], compared with patients under 65 years old. CONCLUSIONS- Older patients had a modestly increased-but acceptably safe-risk of periprocedural complications and in-hospital mortality, driven mostly by increased comorbidity...
- Age differences in primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use in U.S. individualsVivian Tsai
School of Medicine, Stanford University Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1589-95. 2011..To estimate the potentially inappropriate use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator ICDs in older U.S. adults...
- Characteristics and outcomes of very elderly patients after first hospitalization for heart failureRashmee U Shah
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Circ Heart Fail 4:301-7. 2011..The aim of this investigation was to describe the characteristics and outcomes of very elderly patients after a first HF hospitalization...