Favorable short-term and long-term outcome after elective radical rectal cancer resection in patients 75 years of age or older Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colectomy
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • In select individuals 75 years of age or older, major pelvic surgery for primary rectal cancer can be done with perioperative morbidity and mortality rates comparable to those obtained in younger individuals, while achieving excellent disease-specific and overall long-term survival.

publication date

  • December 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 11156454

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1704

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 43

number

  • 12