Does age over 80 years have to be a contraindication for lung cancer surgery—a nationwide database study

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Pagès, Pierre-Benoit; Mariet, Anne-Sophie; Pforr, Arnaud; Cottenet, Jonathan; Madelaine, Leslie; Abou-Hanna, Halim; Bernard, Alain; Quantin, Catherine;
(2018)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.07.12, pmc: PMC6129874
  • Subject: Original Article | lobectomy | in-hospital mortality (IHM) | [SDV.CAN]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Cancer | nationwide database | predictive factors | Over 80s

IF 1.804 (2017); International audience; Background: Nowadays surgery remains the best treatment for localized lung cancer (LC). However, patients over 80 years old are often denied surgery because of the postoperative risk of death. This study aimed to estimate in-hosp... View more
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