Systematic review and pooled analysis assessing the association between elderly age and outcome following surgical resection of esophageal malignancy.

Abstract

The incidence of esophageal malignancy continues to increase worldwide. At the same time, average life expectancy levels continue to climb, ensuring that more patients will present in their 70s, 80s, and 90s. The aim of this pooled analysis is to compare short- and long-term outcomes for elderly and younger patients undergoing esophagectomy for malignancy… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2012.01353.x

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