Frailty Significantly Associated with a Risk for Mid-term Outcomes in Elderly Chronic Coronary Syndrome Patients: a Prospective Study


ÖZMEN Ç. , DENİZ A. , Gunay I., ÜNAL İ. , Celik A. I. , ÇAĞLIYAN Ç. E. , ...More

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.35, no.6, pp.897-905, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21470/1678-9741-2019-0484
  • Title of Journal : BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.897-905

Abstract

Introduction: Frailty is a condition of elderly characterized by increased vulnerability to stressful events. Frail patients are more likely to have adverse events. The purposes of this study were to define frailty in patients aged >= 70 years with chronic coronary syndrome (CCS) and to evaluate mortality and prognostic significance of frailty in these patients.