Cryosurgical ablation of hepatic metastases from colorectal carcinomas.

@article{Yeh1997CryosurgicalAO,
  title={Cryosurgical ablation of hepatic metastases from colorectal carcinomas.},
  author={Karen A. Yeh and Loredana Fortunato and John Parker Hoffman and Burton L. Eisenberg},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1997},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={
          63-8
        }
}
Surgical resection remains the only curative therapy for hepatic metastases from colon and rectal carcinoma. Many patients will be unresectable or have close microscopic margins. Cryoablation may improve local control and survival in those cases. From February 1992 to May 1995, patients with metastatic colon and rectal carcinoma who underwent cryoablation of surgical margins following hepatic resection or cryoablation of hepatic metastases were reviewed with attention to patient and tumor… CONTINUE READING

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