Liver metastases with massive portal venous tumor thrombi from colorectal cancer: can be treated by surgical resection?

@article{Urahashi2007LiverMW,
  title={Liver metastases with massive portal venous tumor thrombi from colorectal cancer: can be treated by surgical resection?},
  author={Taizen Urahashi and Masakazu Yamamoto and Takehito Ohtsubo and Hideo Katsuragawa and Satoshi Katagiri and Ken Takasaki},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 73},
  pages={210-3}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The surgical treatments for liver metastases from colorectal cancer with massive portal venous tumor thrombi were evaluated. METHODOLOGY Five patients, among the 142 patients who underwent hepatic resection for liver metastases from colorectal cancer from 1989 to 1998, were included in this study. The tumor thrombi in the main portal vein were removed by the following procedures; (1) the circumferential incision of the first branch of the portal vein and removal of the exposed… CONTINUE READING