With the prolongation of life expectancy, an increasing number of elderly patients are evaluated for pancreatic surgery. However, the influence of increasing age on outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is still unclear, especially in octogenarians. Aim of this study is to evaluate the perioperative characteristics and outcomes of octogenarians undergoing PD.

Pancreaticoduodenectomy in octogenarians: The importance of "biological age" on clinical outcomes

Capretti, Giovanni;Zerbi, Alessandro;
2022

Abstract

With the prolongation of life expectancy, an increasing number of elderly patients are evaluated for pancreatic surgery. However, the influence of increasing age on outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is still unclear, especially in octogenarians. Aim of this study is to evaluate the perioperative characteristics and outcomes of octogenarians undergoing PD.
Aging
Elderly
Pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic surgery
Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Age Factors
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Carcinoma
Female
Humans
Italy
Logistic Models
Male
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Postoperative Complications
Propensity Score
Treatment Outcome
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