Percutaneous Coronary Intervention In octogerians compared with very young Patients
introduction: Still percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in elderly people challenging for the interventionist as complications and comorbidities are frequent in them.
methods This is aretrospective comparative study enrolled 77 patients divided in to two extremes of age one more thanÂ 75 years old(38 patients) ,second younger than 45 years old(39).
statistical Analysis: Both groups analyzedÂ statistically according to their risk factors, angiographic results and in hospital outcome. Chi square taken for level of significance
results: We find hypercholesterolemia ,hypertension and diabetes was frequent in young age people, smoking was more frequent with less significance .The elderly people had complex lesions and multivessels diseases .Incidence of drug eluting stents was less in elderly.
key word : Ischemia, intervention, elderly