Hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases.

  title={Hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases.},
  author={Russell E. Brown and Matthew R. Bower and Robert C G Martin},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  volume={90 4},
Colorectal adenocarcinoma remains the third most common cause of cancer death in the United States, with an estimated 146,000 new cases and 50,000 deaths annually. Survival is stage dependent, and the presence of liver metastases is a primary determinant in patient survival. Approximately 25% of new cases will present with synchronous colorectal liver metastases (CLM), and up to one-half will develop CLM during the course of their disease. The importance of safe and effective therapies for CLM… CONTINUE READING

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