Extension of the frontiers of surgical indications in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: long-term results.

@article{Minagawa2000ExtensionOT,
  title={Extension of the frontiers of surgical indications in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: long-term results.},
  author={Masami Minagawa and Masatoshi Makuuchi and Guido Torzilli and Tadatoshi Takayama and Seiji Kawasaki and Tomoo Kosuge and J Jeremy Yamamoto and Hiroshi Imamura},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={231 4},
  pages={487-99}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the long-term results of an approach consisting of performing surgery in every patient in whom radical removal of all metastatic disease was technically feasible. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The indications for surgical resection for liver metastases from colorectal cancer remain controversial. Several clinical risk factors have been reported to influence survival. METHODS Between March 1980 and December 1997, 235 patients underwent hepatic resection for… CONTINUE READING
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