Comparative Effectiveness of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Medicare Patients

Time

Mon, Jun 15 9:30AM
M 14

Title

Comparative Effectiveness of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Medicare Patients

Abstract Summary

A retrospective cohort study was conducted using the 2006-2008 5% national sample of Medicare claims data. Elderly (age = 65 years) Medicare beneficiaries who had at least one inpatient claim for CABG or PCI between July 1, 2006 and June 30, 2008 were identified using ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes.

Poster Presenter

Ruchitbhai Mukesh Shah
MS,
Graduate Research Assistant,
University of Mississippi
United States