Although there were more high-risk patients among the octogenarians, valve surgery was a safe, low-risk procedure with excellent long-term results. Early mobilization with early cardiac rehabilitation was significantly effective and safe for postoperative recovery in octogenarians after cardiac valve surgery.
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