Outcome after esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and GEJ in patients aged over 75 years.

@article{Internullo2008OutcomeAE,
  title={Outcome after esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and GEJ in patients aged over 75 years.},
  author={Eveline Internullo and J. Moons and Philippe Robert Nafteux and Willy J Coosemans and Georges De Decker and Paul R De Leyn and Dirk E Van Raemdonck and Toni E M R Lerut},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={1096-104}
}
OBJECTIVE Though the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer is increasingly accepted for elderly people defined as aged over 70 years, less is reported about the results in patients over 75. This study is a single institution retrospective analysis of outcome after esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and GEJ in patients aged over 75 years. METHODS All consecutive patients 76 years old and over undergoing curative esophagectomy for cancer in the period 1991-2006 were analyzed as to… CONTINUE READING

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