[Surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases: Gold standard for solitary and radically resectable lesions].

@article{Scheele1996SurgicalRO,
  title={[Surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases: Gold standard for solitary and radically resectable lesions].},
  author={J. Y. Scheele and Annelore Katharina Altendorf-Hofmann and Richard Stangl and Kirstin Schmidt},
  journal={Swiss surgery = Schweizer Chirurgie = Chirurgie suisse = Chirurgia svizzera},
  year={1996},
  volume={Suppl 4},
  pages={4-17}
}
From 1960 to 1993, a total of 1.766 patients with liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma was recorded. Five-hundred-and-eight patients (28.8%) underwent hepatic resection which was performed with curative intent in 473 patients (26.8%). 30-day mortality in this group was 4.5%, being 2.6% (4 out of 155) since 1990. Significant morbidity was observed in 16% of patients with a decrease to 7% for the last 4 years. A 99.5 percent follow-up until January 1, 1996, was achieved. Excluding operative… CONTINUE READING

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