News tagged with octogenarians
Study finds drug-eluting stents exhibit some benefits over bare-metal stents in patients over 80, though both demonstrat
Rarely tested in patients over the age of 80, a study found that drug-eluting stents exhibited some benefits over bare-metal stents, though both types of stents demonstrated a clinical benefit. Results of the XIMA trial were ...
Cardiology Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Advanced surgical techniques such as robotic-assisted operations and minimally invasive surgical procedures may extend survival and improve recovery in octogenarians with bladder and colorectal cancers when compared with ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People over the age of 80 generally do well after aortic or mitral valve replacement surgery, especially if they are discharged home, according to a study published in the September issue of ...
Surgery Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common and linked with heart disease in the very elderly, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0