Mortality Increases for Octogenarians Undergoing Esophagogastrectomy for Esophageal Cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Esophagectomy

abstract

  • Patients older than 80 years have increased mortality risk after esophagectomy, independent of comorbidity. Octogenarian status should be a consideration in the management of these patients.

publication date

  • December 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2006.06.053

PubMed ID

  • 17126106

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2031

end page

  • 6; discussion 2036

volume

  • 82

number

  • 6