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Table 4 Functional status at discharge for survivors

From: Comparison of surgical and conservative treatment outcomes for type a aortic dissection in elderly patients

  All patients > 80 years of age Propensity matched patients
Conservative Surgical p Conservative Surgical p
n = 986/2017 n = 1048/1241 n = 578/845 n = 704/845
BI score, mean (SD) 50.9 (40.8) 64.6 (37.6) <.001 59.1 (40.4) 63.6 (37.3) 0.06
BI < 60 442 (54.4) 343 (38.4) <.001 219 (45.4) 239 (40.3) 0.1
Discharge to home 442 (44.8) 452 (43.1) 0.45 305 (52.8) 301 (42.8) <.001