Negative surgical margin improved long-term survival of colorectal cancer liver metastases after hepatic resection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract

The need to achieve a tumor-free margin of ≥1 mm (R0) for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) after hepatic resection has been questioned recently. This study conducted a meta-analysis to determine whether status of the surgical margin still influenced the long-term outcome of survival and recurrence rate. Eligible trials that compared survival and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-015-2323-6

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