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Relative survival after CABG surgery is poorer in women and in patients younger than 70 years at surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ
Publication Date
Volume
45
Issue
4
Pages
247–251
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/14017431.2011.582139
PMID: 21604963
Source
Medline

Abstract

Relative long-term survival after CABG was poorer in female compared to male patients. This tendency was kept or strengthened when only those less than 70 years of age at surgery were investigated. Lower female survival was most likely due to more comorbidity in female patients. Relative survival was lower in patients <70 years.

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