Pulmonary resections of single metastases from colorectal cancer.

@article{Rotolo2007PulmonaryRO,
  title={Pulmonary resections of single metastases from colorectal cancer.},
  author={Nicola Rotolo and Lavinia De Monte and Andrea S Imperatori and Lorenzo Dominioni},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={S141-4}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical resection is the treatment of choice of pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer. We retrospectively reviewed our experience of pulmonary resections of single metastases from colorectal cancer, in order to document postoperative clinical outcome and survival. MATERIALS AND METHODS In the years 1997-2007, in 23 patients we performed 26 curative resections of pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer (19 rectal and 7 colon; 12 males and 11 females; mean age 64.5 years… CONTINUE READING