Current position of ALPPS in the surgical landscape of CRLM treatment proposals.

@article{Donati2013CurrentPO,
  title={Current position of ALPPS in the surgical landscape of CRLM treatment proposals.},
  author={Marcello Donati and Gregor Stavrou and Karl J. Oldhafer},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 39},
  pages={6548-54}
}
The Authors summarize problems, criticisms but also advantages and indications regarding the recent surgical proposal of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation (PVL) for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) for the surgical management of colorectal liver metastases. Looking at published data, the technique, when compared with other traditional and well established methods such as PVL/portal vein embolisation (PVE), seems to give real advantages in terms of volumetric gain of future liver… CONTINUE READING

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