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octogenarian

(ŏk′tə-jə-nâr′ē-ən)
adj.
Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
n.
A person between 80 and 90 years of age.

octogenarian

(ŏk″tō-jĕn-ĕr′ē-ĕ-) [L. octogenarius, containing eighty]
A person who is 80 to 89 years old.
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Limited blood transfusion does not impact survival in octogenarians undergoing cardiac operations.
We aimed to analyse our experience of treating octogenarians with colorectal cancer at our institution and to compare them with a cohort 2 decades younger operated on during the same time period.
Rodrigo Pinto, examined outcomes in 83 laparoscopic and 116 open colorectal resections among a group of 199 octogenarians. The patients' mean age was 84 years, and their mean American Society of Anesthesiologists class was 2.7.
They then compared the ability of cognition, personality, and demographic and functional indicators in explaining depressive symptoms in the octogenarians and centenarians respectively.
Data Source: A study comparing endometrial cancer outcomes after robotic surgery in 27 octogenarians and nonagenarians with 395 younger controls.
CHICAGO -- Octogenarians undergoing thyroid surgery experience a markedly increased rate of serious perioperative complications, compared with younger patients, according to Dr.
Its members range in age from teenagers to octogenarians and the choir's repertoire stretches from opera to musicals andWelsh hymns.
A new study finds that even octogenarians can get into good shape with regular exercise.
If I do make past 80 I'd like to join this group of badly behaving octogenarians.
The population of octogenarians is projected to rise from 2.5 million in 2002 to 4.9 million by 2031, with statisticians forecasting a 20-year growth, peaking in the early 2050s at nearly 7 million.
Happily, the octogenarians were not embarrassed in the least because they never heard a thing.