Resection of colorectal liver metastases

  title={Resection of colorectal liver metastases},
  author={Johannes Scheele and Richard Stang and Annelore Katharina Altendorf-Hofmann and Martin Paul},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
From 1960 to 1992 a total of 1718 patients with liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma were recorded. Of these patients, 469 (27.3%) underwent hepatic resection, which was performed with curative intent in 434 patients (25.3%). Operative mortality in this group was 4.4%, being 1.8% (2 of 114) during the last 3 years. Significant morbidity was observed in 16% of patients with a decrease to 5% (6 of 112) for the last 3 years. A 99.8% follow-up until November 1, 1993 was achieved. Excluding… CONTINUE READING
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