Surgical treatment of elderly patients with endometrial cancer (≥65years)

Patrizia De Marzi, Jessica Ottolina, Giorgia Mangili, Emanuela Rabaiotti, Davide Ferrari, Riccardo Viganò, Massimo Candiani

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Objectives: To analyze operability, short-term morbidity and mortality in women aged 65 and older with endometrial cancer. Materials and Methods: The study cohort consisted of 124 elderly patients, aged 65 and older, with endometrioid endometrial cancer. Patients' clinical data included age at diagnosis, body mass index, ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) status and comorbidities, surgical procedures, FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) stage, histologic type, occurrence of operative and postoperative complications, and long-term disease-specific survival. Patients were divided into two groups according to age: those

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)368-373
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Geriatric Oncology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013


  • Elderly women
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Gynecological oncologic surgery
  • Morbidity
  • Mortality
  • Perioperative outcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Oncology

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