Liver resection after selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT): Proof of concept, initial survival, and safety.

@article{Justinger2015LiverRA,
  title={Liver resection after selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT): Proof of concept, initial survival, and safety.},
  author={Christoph Justinger and Konstantinos Kouladouros and Daniel G{\"a}rtner and Klaus Tatsch and Peter Reimer and Thomas Ruediger and Martin Binnenhei and Martin Bentz and Michael R. Sch{\"o}n},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={436-42}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Extent of liver resections are restricted by the volume of the future liver remnant. Different strategies have been developed to increase the frequency of curative resections. Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) has emerged as an effective therapy for patients with primary non-resectable malignancies of the liver. Here, we report the first clinical series of patients with curative liver resection following SIRT. METHODS Starting 2010, patients with marginally… CONTINUE READING
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