Surgical outcomes for colorectal cancer patients including the elderly

A. Chiappa, A. P. Zbar, E. Bertani, F. Biella, R. A. Audisio, C. Staudacher

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Background/Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the short- and long-term outcome of older and younger colorectal cancer patients resected for cure. Methodology: Three hundred and forty-six consecutive colorectal cancer patients who underwent some form of surgery were analyzed. One hundred and forty-four patients were

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)440-444
Number of pages5
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • Elderly
  • Postoperative mortality
  • Risk factors
  • Survival

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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