Liver resection for metastatic colorectal leiomyosarcoma: a single center experience.

@article{Faraj2015LiverRF,
  title={Liver resection for metastatic colorectal leiomyosarcoma: a single center experience.},
  author={Walid G. Faraj and Jessica El-Kehdy and Ghina El Nounou and Samer Deeba and Hawraa Fakih and Mark N. Jabbour and Ali Ahmad Haydar and Abdallah Abou El Naaj and Ghassan K Abou-Alfa and Eileen M. O'Reilly and Ali Shamseddine and Mohamad J. Khalife and Deborah A Mukherji},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={E70-6}
}
BACKGROUND Leiomyosarcoma arising in the colorectum is a rare malignancy of the smooth muscles accounting for less than 1% of gastrointestinal tumors. Surgery remains the most accepted modality for the treatment of this entity however management of liver metastases remains controversial. METHODS & RESULTS From 1998 to 2009, five patients diagnosed with primary leiomyosarcoma of colorectal origin with metastatic liver disease, underwent liver resections at the American University of Beirut… CONTINUE READING