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.


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.

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