Surgery for ulcerative colitis in elderly persons: changes in indications for surgery and outcome over time.

@article{Almogy2001SurgeryFU,
  title={Surgery for ulcerative colitis in elderly persons: changes in indications for surgery and outcome over time.},
  author={G Almogy and David B. Sachar and Carol A. Bodian and A J Greenstein},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={136 12},
  pages={1396-400}
}
  • G Almogy, David B. Sachar, +1 author A J Greenstein
  • Published 2001 in Archives of surgery
HYPOTHESIS Medical therapy has changed the indications for surgery over the last 4 decades. Advances in perioperative care have significantly improved the outcome. DESIGN The medical records of all patients 65 years and older who underwent surgery for ulcerative colitis during a 40-year period were analyzed retrospectively. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS One hundred thirteen consecutive patients 65 years and older who underwent surgery for ulcerative colitis between January 1… CONTINUE READING

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