Management of the Hepatic Lymph Nodes during Resection of Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review

@article{Gurusamy2008ManagementOT,
  title={Management of the Hepatic Lymph Nodes during Resection of Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review},
  author={Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy and Charles J. Imber and Brian R. Davidson},
  journal={HPB Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={2008},
  pages={27 - 35}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatic lymph node involvement is generally considered a contraindication for liver resection performed for colorectal liver metastases. However, some advocate hepatic lymphadenectomy in the presence of macroscopic involvement and others routine lymphadenectomy. The aim of this review is to assess the role of lymphadenectomy in resection of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. METHODS Medline, Embase and Central databases were searched using a formal search strategy. Trials… CONTINUE READING