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Surgery Today

, Volume 48, Issue 10, pp 968–969 | Cite as

Is chronological age really not a contraindication to gastrectomy for very elderly patients?

  • Jiong-Jie Yu
  • Li-Yang Sun
  • Tian Yang
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Gastrectomy Chronological age Elderly patient 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

We declare no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hepatic Surgery, Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery HospitalSecond Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Clinical MedicineSecond Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina

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