Matsushima and colleagues tested the hypothesis that outcomes of trauma care for geriatric patients are affected differently by the volume of geriatric cases and nongeriatric cases of the institution. Zenilman provided a related invited commentary.
This cohort study evaluates how the age-related risk of discharge to postacute care facilities after major abdominal surgery is affected by preoperative functional status and postoperative complications.
This study examines whether gastric bypass surgery is equally effective in reducing mortality in groups undergoing surgery at different ages.
An elderly woman presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset upper abdominal pain and vomiting for 7 days. What is your diagnosis?
This retrospective review finds that neither race nor metabolic risk factors affect nocturia severity; however, variables that denote nocturnal urine overproduction sharply discriminate the risk of nocturia severity.
Jafari et al examine the surgical trends and outcomes of colorectal cancer treatment in the elderly.