Totally laparoscopic liver resections for primary and metastatic cancer in the elderlu:safety, feasibility and short term outcomes

Antonella Plaia, Marcello Giuseppe Spampinato, Francesco Puleo, Giànandrea Baldazzi, Donatella Traisci, Nicola Di Bartolomeo, Giuseppe Quarta, Lucio Mandala, Umberto Cillo, Marianna Arvanitakis

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Abstract

Background Standard oncologic liver resections performed on elderly patients (C70 years old) have been shown to be safe and effective. The aim of this study was to analyze operative and oncologic short-term outcomes oftotally laparoscopic liver resections (TLLR) performed on elderly patients for malignancies. Conclusion This retrospective comparative study shows that TLLR performed on elderly for liver neoplasm are feasible and safe and lead to short-term outcomes similar to those of younger patients.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1881-1886
Numero di pagine6
RivistaSurgical Endoscopy
Volume27
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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    Plaia, A., Spampinato, M. G., Puleo, F., Baldazzi, G., Traisci, D., Bartolomeo, N. D., Quarta, G., Mandala, L., Cillo, U., & Arvanitakis, M. (2013). Totally laparoscopic liver resections for primary and metastatic cancer in the elderlu:safety, feasibility and short term outcomes. Surgical Endoscopy, 27, 1881-1886.