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Significance of Clinical and Demographic Data in Short-term Prediction of Cardiac Risk in Older Patients after Major Non-cardiac Surgery

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.006
Synopsis: 
It is very important to estimate significance of preoperative clinical and demographic data and risk factors in prediction of short-term mortality in this patients, because patients with only two of large palette of preoperative risk factors significant higher short-term mortality.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The aim of this study is to estimate significance of preoperative clinical and demographic data and risk factors in prediction of short-term mortality in older patients after major non cardiac surgery.

Accepted: 
08 May, 2018
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e-Published: 14 Feb, 2019

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Risk Factors for Death of Elderly Patients with Acute Obstructive Suppurative Cholangitis

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.345
Pages: 
316-9
Synopsis: 
Shock, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography plus surgery, advanced age, low platelet count, presence of co-morbidities, door to treatment time > 24 hours, hypoproteinaemia and hyperbilirubinaemia were the independent risk factors for death of elderly patients with acute obstructive suppurative cholangitis.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: To identify the risk factors for death of elderly patients with acute obstructive suppurative cholangitis (AOSC).

Accepted: 
11 Dec, 2014
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e-Published: 01 Dec, 2015

Cause of Death among Young-old, Old-old and Oldest-old Patients in a Single Center During 15 Years

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.072
Synopsis: 
This study indicates that there were apparent differences in the cause of death of old patients. More attention should be paid to the prevention and management of neoplasm in elderly patients of the young-old group.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study is to identify the cause of death in elderly patients stratified by age in a general hospital during 15 years.

Accepted: 
04 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 09 Nov, 2015

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Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

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