Surgical resection of liver metastases of gastric cancer: an analysis of a 17-year experience with 22 patients.

@article{Sakamoto2003SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of liver metastases of gastric cancer: an analysis of a 17-year experience with 22 patients.},
  author={Yoshihiro Sakamoto and Shigekazu Ohyama and J Jeremy Yamamoto and Kazuhiko Yamada and Makoto Seki and Kei-ichiro Ohta and Norihiro Kokudo and Toshiharu Yamaguchi and Tetsuichiro Muto and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 5},
  pages={507-11}
}
BACKGROUND The justification for surgical resection of liver metastases from gastric cancer remains controversial. METHODS Twenty-two patients who underwent 26 hepatectomies for liver metastases of gastric cancer between 1985 and 2001 were analyzed. Fifteen clinicopathologic factors were evaluated with univariate and multivariate analyses for survival after hepatic resection. RESULTS The overall 1-year, 3-year, and 5-year survival rates after hepatectomy for gastric metastases were 73%, 38… CONTINUE READING

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