Repeat hepatic surgery for colorectal cancer metastasis to the liver.

  title={Repeat hepatic surgery for colorectal cancer metastasis to the liver.},
  author={C. Wright Pinson and James K. Wright and William C. Chapman and Chris Garrard and Tracy Blair and John L. Sawyers},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={223 6},
  pages={765-73; discussion 773-6}
OBJECTIVE The authors addressed whether a repeat hepatic operation is warranted in patients with recurrent isolated hepatic metastases. Are the results as good after second operation as after first hepatic operation? SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Five-year survival after initial hepatic operation for colorectal metastases is approximately 33%. Because available alternative methods of treatment provide inferior results, hepatic resection for isolated colorectal metastasis currently is well accepted… CONTINUE READING

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