Effect of subcentimeter nonpositive resection margin on hepatic recurrence in patients undergoing hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases. Evidences from 663 liver resections.

@article{Figueras2007EffectOS,
  title={Effect of subcentimeter nonpositive resection margin on hepatic recurrence in patients undergoing hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases. Evidences from 663 liver resections.},
  author={Joan Figueras and F Burd{\'i}o and Edwin R. Ramos and Jaume Torras and Laura Iba{\~n}ez Llad{\'o} and Santiago L{\'o}pez-Ben and Antonio Codina-Barreras and Sergio Mojal},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={1190-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To elucidate if a nonpositive <1-cm resection margin has any effect on hepatic recurrence in patients undergoing liver resection for colorectal liver metastases. PATIENTS AND METHODS Six hundred and nine patients underwent 663 liver resections. Patients with positive margin were excluded from the analysis. Two groups were studied: group A, <1-cm resection margin and group B, > or =1-cm resection margin. RESULTS A total of 545 liver resections in 523 patients were carried out with… CONTINUE READING

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