Simultaneous colorectal and hepatic procedures for colorectal cancer result in increased morbidity but equivalent mortality compared with colorectal or hepatic procedures alone: outcomes from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

@article{Hamed2013SimultaneousCA,
  title={Simultaneous colorectal and hepatic procedures for colorectal cancer result in increased morbidity but equivalent mortality compared with colorectal or hepatic procedures alone: outcomes from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.},
  author={Osama H. Hamed and Neil H. Bhayani and Gail Ortenzi and Jussuf Thomas Kaifi and Eric T. Kimchi and Kevin Finnbar Staveley-O'Carroll and Niraj J. Gusani},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={695-702}
}
BACKGROUND Simultaneous colorectal and hepatic surgery for colorectal cancer (CRC) is increasing as surgery becomes safer and less invasive. There is controversy regarding the morbidity associated with simultaneous, compared with separate or staged, resections. METHODS Data for 2005-2008 from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) were used to compare morbidity after 19,925 colorectal procedures for CRC (CR group), 2295 hepatic resections for metastatic CRC (HEP group), and… CONTINUE READING
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