The outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients aged 80 or older: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


BACKGROUND There is an increasing needed to consider pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for the treatment of pancreatic and periampullary malignancy in patients aged 80 and over, given the increasing aging population. METHODS A systematic literature search was undertaken to identify selected studies that compared the outcomes of patients aged 80 years or over… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hpb.2017.01.018


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