Journal article

Clinical Outcomes in Older Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes.

Michael Lim, Diem T Dinh, Angela Brennan, Danny Liew, Christopher Reid, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Stephen J Duffy, Nick Andrianopoulos, Dion Stub, undefined VCOR Investigators

Heart Lung Circ | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: Distinguishing the subgroup of older, comorbid patients presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTEACS) who will benefit from percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) remains challenging. Identifying risk factors for major adverse cardiac or cerebrovascular events (MACCE) post PCI may help define this cohort. The objective of this study was to describe contemporary outcomes of older patients with NSTEACS undergoing PCI and identify pre-procedural risk factors for MACCE. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed data for 1,875 patients aged ≥80 years entered in the Victorian Cardiac Outcomes Registry (VCOR) who underwent PCI for NSTEACS between 1 January 2013 and 31..

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