CAN CHOLECYSTECTOMY BE PERFORMED AS SAFELY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS AS IT IS IN YOUNG PATIENTS?


Arslan B., Yilmaz T., Erol V., TUNCALI B., Gulay H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.23, no.1, pp.8-17, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2020.132
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-17
  • Keywords: Gall Stone, Cholecystectomy, Aged, LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY, OLDER PATIENTS, DISEASE, DRAIN, AGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Introduction: In this study, we aimed to compare the surgical outcomes between elderly and young patients undergoing surgery for gallstone disease and determine variations in patient characteristics, if any.