Surgical Outcomes of Gastrectomy for Elderly Patients with Gastric Cancer

@article{Takeshita2013SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical Outcomes of Gastrectomy for Elderly Patients with Gastric Cancer},
  author={Hiroki Takeshita and Daisuke Ichikawa and Shuhei Komatsu and Takeshi Kubota and Kazuma Okamoto and Atsushi Shiozaki and Hitoshi Fujiwara and Eigo Otsuji},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={2891-2898}
}
This study was designed to determine the surgical outcomes of gastric cancer in elderly patients. This information can help establish appropriate treatment for these patients. A total of 1,193 patients with gastric cancer who underwent gastrectomy between 1995 and 2010 were enrolled in this retrospective study. The clinicopathologic features of 104 elderly… CONTINUE READING