Cumulative deficit model of geriatric assessment to predict the postoperative outcomes of older patients with solid abdominal cancer.

@article{Kenig2015CumulativeDM,
  title={Cumulative deficit model of geriatric assessment to predict the postoperative outcomes of older patients with solid abdominal cancer.},
  author={Jakub Kenig and Urszula Olszewska and Beata Żychiewicz and Marcin Barczynski and Maria Mituś-Kenig},
  journal={Journal of geriatric oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={370-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The geriatric assessment (GA) has proven to be of great value for clinicians treating older patients. However, a clear consensus on the optimal set of GA instruments is lacking, particularly for surgical patients. Therefore, the aim of this prospective study was to compare the prevalence of frailty, depending on the number of incorporated GA… CONTINUE READING