Metachronous hepatic metastases from gastric carcinoma: a multicentric survey.

  title={Metachronous hepatic metastases from gastric carcinoma: a multicentric survey.},
  author={Guido Alberto Massimo Tiberio and Arianna Coniglio and Alberto Marchet and Daniele Marrelli and Simone Giacopuzzi and Luca Gian Baiocchi and Franco Roviello and Giovanni d{\`e} Manzoni and Donato Nitti and Stefano Maria Giulini},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  volume={35 5},
BACKGROUND The treatment of hepatic metastases from gastric cancer is controversial, due to biologic aggressiveness of the disease. OBJECTIVE To survey the clinical approach to the subset of patients presenting with metachronous hepatic metastases as sole site of recurrence after curative resection of gastric cancer, focusing on the results achieved by different therapies and to investigate the prognostic factors of major clinical relevance. METHODS Retrospective multi-center chart review… CONTINUE READING