Hepatectomy in Elderly Patients: Does Age Matter?

TitleHepatectomy in Elderly Patients: Does Age Matter?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsZhou Y, Zhang X, Zhang Z, Liu X, Wu L, Li Y, Li B
JournalWorld journal of surgery
Date Published2013 Aug 20
Abstract

With the increase in average life expectancy in recent decades, the proportion of elderly patients requiring liver surgery is rising. The aim of the meta-analysis reported here was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of hepatectomy in elderly patients.

DOI10.1039/c3cc44336a
Alternate JournalWorld J Surg