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Outcomes of octogenarians and nonagenarians in elective major gynecologic surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
0002-9378
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
195
Issue
2
Identifiers
PMID: 16890555
Source
Medline

Abstract

Although length of stay for the elderly is slightly increased, mortality and complication rates are comparable to younger patients with few exceptions. We conclude that age need not be the sole determinant in the decision to undergo major elective gynecologic surgery.

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