Surgical Outcomes of Gastrectomy for Elderly Patients with Gastric Cancer

@article{Takeshita2013SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical Outcomes of Gastrectomy for Elderly Patients with Gastric Cancer},
  author={H. Takeshita and D. Ichikawa and S. Komatsu and T. Kubota and K. Okamoto and A. Shiozaki and H. Fujiwara and E. Otsuji},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={2891-2898}
}
BackgroundThis study was designed to determine the surgical outcomes of gastric cancer in elderly patients. This information can help establish appropriate treatment for these patients.MethodsA 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 patients (aged ≥80 years) were compared with those of 1,089 nonelderly patients.Results(1) Tumors located in the lower-third… Expand
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