Major Geriatric Surgery Carries 13% 1-Year Mortality Rate, Study Finds

December 7, 2022 | Strategic Insights for Health System


What**'**s the**news. * More than 13% of community-dwelling older adults die within one year after major surgery, according to an [October 2022 study in JAMA Surgery*]( Major surgery was defined as any operating room-based procedure requiring the use of general anesthesia for a nonpercutaneous nonendoscopic invasive operation.

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