In-Hospital Clinical Outcomes of Elderly Patients (≥80 Years) Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Circ J. 2014 Mar 21;
Authors: Miura T, Miyashita Y, Motoki H, Shimada K, Kobayashi M, Nakajima H, Kimura H, Akanuma H, Mawatari E, Sato T, Hotta S, Kamiyoshi Y, Maruyama T, Watanabe N, Eisawa T, Aso S, Uchikawa S, Hashizume N, Sekimura N, Morita T, Ebisawa S, Izawa A, Tomita T, Koyama J, Ikeda U
Background: The clinical outcomes of elderly patients (≥80 years old) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has not been well established, despite recent advances in both devices and techniques. Methods and Results: We recruited patients from the SHINANO Registry, a prospective, observational, multicenter, cohort study. From August 2012 to July 2013, a total of 1,923 consecutive patients with 2,250 elective/urgent PCIs (2,105 admissions) (mean age, 71±11 years; ≥80 years, 23%; men, 77%) were enrolled. The primary endpoint was procedural success. The secondary endpoints were in-hospital death and in-hospital major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). The procedural success rate was significantly lower (83.7% vs. 89.1%, P=0.0001), and the rates of in-hospital mortality and MACE were significantly higher in elderly than in non-elderly patients (3.6% vs. 1.5%, P=0.005; 4.4% vs. 2.3%, P=0.016, respectively). For elective PCI, the rates of procedural success and in-hospital MACE were similar between groups (90.3% vs. 91.3%, P=0.65, 2.3% vs. 1.2%, P=0.2, respectively). On multivariate analysis, being elderly was not an independent predictor of procedural failure (OR, 1.15; CI, 0.81-1.61; P=0.43). Conclusions: In elderly patients, PCI is safe and feasible. The presence of comorbidities is a more important factor than age alone.
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