Published: 13 June 2016
Author(s): Peter Wæde Hansen, Gunnar H. Gislason, Mads Emil Jørgensen, Lars Køber, Per Føge Jensen, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Charlotte Andersson
Issue: June 2016
Section: Original Article

Advanced age increases the risk of perioperative cardiovascular complications and may pose reluctance to subject elderly patients to surgery. We examined the impact of high age on perioperative major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and mortality in a nationwide cohort of patients undergoing elective surgery.

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