Second Hepatectomy for Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastasis: Analysis of Preoperative Prognostic Factors

@article{Ishiguro2006SecondHF,
  title={Second Hepatectomy for Recurrent Colorectal Liver Metastasis: Analysis of Preoperative Prognostic Factors},
  author={Seiji Ishiguro and Takayuki Akasu and Yoshiya Fujimoto and J Jeremy Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Sakamoto and Tsuyoshi Sano and Kazuaki Shimada and Tomoo Kosuge and Seiichiro Yamamoto and Shin Fujita and Yoshihiro Moriya},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={1579-1587}
}
Second hepatectomy is a potentially curative treatment for patients with hepatic recurrence of colorectal cancer. However, there is still no consensus about the patient selection criteria for second hepatectomy under these circumstances, and the factors affecting prognosis after second hepatectomy remain uncertain. Clinicopathologic data for 111 consecutive patients with colorectal liver metastasis who underwent second hepatectomy at a single institution between 1985 and 2004, and for whom… CONTINUE READING