Surgical approaches of resectable synchronous colorectal liver metastases: timing considerations.

@article{Vassiliou2007SurgicalAO,
  title={Surgical approaches of resectable synchronous colorectal liver metastases: timing considerations.},
  author={Ioannis Vassiliou and Nick Arkadopoulos and Theodosios Theodosopoulos and Georgios P Fragulidis and Athanasios Marinis and Agathi Kondi-Paphiti and Lazaros D Samanides and Andreas A Polydorou and Constantinos G. Gennatas and Dionysios Voros and Vassilios E Smyrniotis},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={1431-4}
}
AIM To compare the safety and efficacy of simultaneous versus two stage resection of primary colorectal tumors and liver metastases. METHODS From January 1996 to May 2004, 103 colorectal tumor patients presented with synchronous liver metastases. Twenty five underwent simultaneous colorectal and liver surgery and 78 underwent liver surgery 1-3 mo after primary colorectal tumor resection. Data were retrospectively analyzed to assess and compare the morbidity and mortality between the surgical… CONTINUE READING

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