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Rescue Surgery for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases Downstaged by Chemotherapy: A Model to Predict Long-term Survival
Objective:To evaluate the long-term survival of patients resected for primarily unresectable colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) downstaged by systemic chemotherapy and to use prognostic factors ofExpand
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Two-Stage Hepatectomy: A Planned Strategy to Treat Irresectable Liver Tumors
ObjectiveTo assess feasibility, risks, and patient outcomes in the treatment of colorectal metastases with two-stage hepatectomy. Summary Background DataSome patients with multiple hepatic colorectalExpand
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Liver transplantation in European patients with the hepatitis B surface antigen.
BACKGROUND The role of liver transplantation in patients positive for the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is controversial because of the high rate of recurrent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.Expand
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Surgical anatomy and anatomical surgery of the liver
The morphologic anatomy of the liver is described as 2 main and 2 accessory lobes. The more recent functional anatomy of the liver is based on the distribution of the portal pedicles and the locationExpand
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Liver histology and surgical outcomes after preoperative chemotherapy with fluorouracil plus oxaliplatin in colorectal cancer liver metastases.
PURPOSE Preoperative chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases (CLM) can produce histologic changes in the nontumor-bearing liver (NTBL) that may impact on surgical outcomes. PATIENTS ANDExpand
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Influence of preoperative transarterial lipiodol chemoembolization on resection and transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of preoperative transarterial lipiodol chemoembolization (TACE) in the management of patients undergoing liver resection or liver transplantation forExpand
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Liver Resection Versus Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhotic Patients
ObjectiveCurrently, there is considerable controversy about the place of transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study compared resection to transplantation inExpand
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Normalised intrinsic mortality risk in liver transplantation: European Liver Transplant Registry study
BACKGROUND No model exists for liver transplantation to estimate the mortality risk in a given patient, and no standard by which to assess performance in different centres. We investigated theExpand
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Resection of nonresectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer after percutaneous portal vein embolization.
OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of preoperative portal vein embolization (PVE) on the long-term outcome of liver resection for colorectal metastases. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Preoperative PVE ofExpand
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Tumor Progression While on Chemotherapy: A Contraindication to Liver Resection for Multiple Colorectal Metastases?
Objective:To evaluate the influence of the response to preoperative chemotherapy, especially tumor progression, on the outcome following resection of multiple colorectal liver metastases (CRM).Expand
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