Operative and prognostic parameters associated with elective versus emergency surgery in a retrospective cohort of elderly patients.

@article{Soyalp2018OperativeAP,
  title={Operative and prognostic parameters associated with elective versus emergency surgery in a retrospective cohort of elderly patients.},
  author={Celaleddin Soyalp and Nureddin Yuzkat and Mehmet Yasar Kilic and Mehmet Edip Akyol and Canser Yilmaz Demir and Nurcin Gulhas},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2018}
}
AIM To evaluate operative and prognostic parameters associated with elective versus emergency surgery in a retrospective cohort of elderly patients. METHODS A total of 533 geriatric patients (aged ≥ 65 years, median age: 73.0 years, 50.7% were females) who underwent either elective surgery (n = 285) or emergency surgery (n = 248) were included in this study. Data on patient demographics, co-morbid disorders, type of surgery and anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical… CONTINUE READING
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