There’s No Age Limit for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)

The decision in favor of CABG in your 80's or 90's is based on factors other than age.

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CABG in your 80s? It’s not as unusual as you might think. Over the last six years, 6% of patients undergoing isolated CABG at three Cleveland Clinic hospitals were 80 and older, and 9% of those under­going CABG plus another heart procedure were in this age group. Four patients were in their 90s. “There’s no age cutoff for […]
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