Can we improve the morbidity and mortality associated with the associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) procedure in the management of colorectal liver metastases?

@article{HernandezAlejandro2015CanWI,
  title={Can we improve the morbidity and mortality associated with the associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) procedure in the management of colorectal liver metastases?},
  author={Roberto M Hernandez-Alejandro and Kimberly A. Bertens and Karen Pineda-Sol{\'i}s and Kristopher P Croome},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={157 2},
  pages={194-201}
}
BACKGROUND Meticulous selection of patients who can undergo the associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) procedure safely will be paramount to minimize the associated morbidity and mortality. METHODS We collected data prospectively on 14 consecutive patients who underwent the ALPPS procedure for planned resection of colorectal liver metastases at London Health Sciences Centre, Canada, between April 2012 and November 2013. RESULTS The median… CONTINUE READING
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