Hepatic cryosurgery for liver metastases. Long-term follow-up.

@article{Korpan1997HepaticCF,
  title={Hepatic cryosurgery for liver metastases. Long-term follow-up.},
  author={Nikolai N. Korpan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={225 2},
  pages={
          193-201
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the applicability of cryogenic and conventional surgery in treating liver metastases (LM) with respect to intraoperative tumor reduction and survival rate. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA As have been shown in animal experiments as well as in clinical investigations, cryosurgery has been used for the treatment of many benign and malignant conditions. For the first time, this report summarizes a 10-year follow-up clinical experience with… CONTINUE READING

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