Cardiac surgery in the elderly – Do older women worse than men?

Michael Ried, Christof Schmid, Leopold Rupprecht, Michael Hilker & Claudius Diez
Introduction: The impact of gender in elderly patients on outcome after cardiac surgery is still controversial. Objective of this study was to evaluate the hypothesis that females have a worse outcome compared to males after cardiac surgery. Materials and methods: Between January 2006 and August [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]