• Vol. 46 No. 8, 317–320
  • 15 August 2017

Geriatric Surgery Service – Our Journey Piloting in Colorectal Surgery and Future Challenges

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The Geriatric Surgery Service of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) today was born in 2007. The idea arose from a journal article that was written in 2006 where the need for a better way of managing elderly patients through surgery was identified. There was a realisation that elderly surgical patients could not be managed in a similar fashion as younger patients.

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