Liver resections in over-75-year-old patients: Surgical hazard or current practice?

Luca Aldrighetti, Marcella Arru, Marco Catena, Renato Finazzi, Gianfranco Ferla

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Objectives: To assess the safety of hepatic resections in the very old patient by comparing the outcome in patients younger and older than 75 years. Methods: Thirty-two resections in 31 patients ≥75 years (Over-75 Group) were compared with 164 resections in 162 patients

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-193
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2006



  • Concomitant diseases
  • Elderly
  • Liver resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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