Factors affecting the mortality risk in elderly patients undergoing surgery

Ozturk E., Yilmazlar T.

ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.77, no.3, pp.156-159, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2006.03997.x
  • Title of Journal : ANZ JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.156-159


Background: Factors affecting the mortality in elderly patients vary among different studies. This study investigates the influence of the patient-related factors, especially the effect of the diseased organ system on the mortality risk in the elderly.