Simultaneous Liver and Colorectal Resections Are Safe for Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases

@article{Luo2010SimultaneousLA,
  title={Simultaneous Liver and Colorectal Resections Are Safe for Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases},
  author={Yanxin Luo and Lei Wang and Chuangqi Chen and Dianke Chen and Meijin Huang and Yihua Huang and Jun-Sheng Peng and Ping Lan and Ji Cui and Shirong Cai and Jianping Wang},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={1974-1980}
}
Hepatic resection (HR) is the only option offering a potential cure for patients with synchronous colorectal cancer liver metastases (SCRLM). The optimal timing of HR for SCRLM is still controversial. This study aimed to determine whether simultaneous HR is similar to staged resection regarding the morbidity and mortality rates in patients with SCRLM. Four hundred and five consecutive patients with SCRLM were treated with either simultaneous (n = 129) or staged (n = 276) HR. The postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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