SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, vol.29, no.5, pp.1051-1056, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
Functional health status, Colorectal cancer, Laparoscopy, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, ELDERLY-PATIENTS, OLDER PATIENTS, CANCER, MORTALITY, RESECTION, FRAILTY, RISK, CARE
Several studies suggest that preoperative functional health status (FHS) affects postoperative outcomes after ventral hernia repair, hepatic resections, and infrainguinal by-pass surgery. However, little is known about the proficiency of FHS in terms of preoperative outcome prediction of patients who undergo elective resection for colorectal cancer.