Long-term effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy in octogenarians: a comparative study with a younger population

Paul W X Foley, Shajil Chalil, Kayvan Khadjooi, Russell E A Smith, Michael P Frenneaux, Francisco Leyva

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Abstract

Heart failure is a disease of octogenarians. The evidence base for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) has emerged from trials of patients in their 60s. We compared the effectiveness of CRT in octogenerians with younger patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1302-7
Number of pages6
JournalEP-Europace
Volume10
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • Female
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Quality of Life
  • Survival Analysis
  • Survival Rate
  • Treatment Outcome

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