Elderly patients still need a cure? – An analyse of pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients 75 years and older

J. Li, Ingmar Königsrainer, Kasimir Müller, Ruth Ladurna, Maria Witte, Alfred Königsrainer & Silvio Nadalin
Introduction: In elderly patients with age of 75 years and older, whether the benefit of pancreaticoduodenectomy overweights the postoperative morbidity and mortality is unknown. Materials and methods: From January 2005 to September 2010, 30 elderly patients underwent curative pancreaticoduodenectomy[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]