Is Complete Liver Resection Without Resection of Synchronous Lung Metastases Justified?

@article{Mise2014IsCL,
  title={Is Complete Liver Resection Without Resection of Synchronous Lung Metastases Justified?},
  author={Yoshihiro Mise and Scott Kopetz and Reza John Mehran and Thomas A Aloia and Claudius Conrad and Kristoffer Watten Brudvik and Melissa Wainwright Taggart and J. Nicholas Vauthey},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={1585-1592}
}
Advances in multidisciplinary care are changing the prognostic impact of colorectal lung metastases. Resection of colorectal liver metastases (CLM) may benefit patients with synchronous lung metastases even when lung metastases are not resected. The aim of this study was to investigate the survival of patients undergoing complete resection of CLM in the setting of unresected lung metastases. We compared survival among 98 patients who underwent resection of CLM with unresected lung metastases… CONTINUE READING