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Effect of Age on Clinical Outcomes in Elderly Patients (>80 Years) Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention : Insights From a Multi-Centre Australian PCI

Stavroula Papapostolou, Diem T Dinh, Samer Noaman, Sinjini Biswas, Stephen J Duffy, Dion Stub, James A Shaw, Antony Walton, Anand Sharma, Angela Brennan, David Clark, Melanie Freeman, Thomas Yip, Andrew Ajani, Christopher M Reid, Ernesto Oqueli, William Chan



OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of age in an all-comers population undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). BACKGROUND: Age is an important consideration in determining appropriateness for invasive cardiac assessment and perceived clinical outcomes. METHODS: We analysed data from 29,012 consecutive patients undergoing PCI in the Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG) registry between 2005 and 2017. 25,730 patients <80 year old (78% male, mean age 62±10 years; non-elderly cohort) were compared to 3,282 patients ≥80 year old (61% male, mean age 84±3 years; elderly cohort). RESULTS: The elderly cohort had greater prevalence of hypertension, diabetes and previous myocardial infarcti..

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Awarded by NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia

Awarded by NHF Future Leader Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

Professor CM Reid is supported by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (APP1045862) . Professor Duffy's work is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia grant (reference number 1111170) and Dr Biswas is supported by scholarships from the National Heart Foundation of Australia (reference number: 101518) , NHMRC Cardiovascular Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Outcomes Improvement, and the Australian Government Research Training Program. A/Prof Stub is supported by a NHF Future Leader Fellowship (reference number 101908) , and a Viertel Foundation Clinical Investigator award. Prof Antony Walton is supported by grants from Medtronik, Abbott and Edwards. Associate Professor Chan is supported by the Alfred Hospital Research Trust and the Harold & Cora Brennen Benevolent Trust.