Surgical treatment of hepatic colorectal metastasis: evolving role in the setting of improving systemic therapies and ablative treatments in the 21st century.

@article{Ito2010SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of hepatic colorectal metastasis: evolving role in the setting of improving systemic therapies and ablative treatments in the 21st century.},
  author={Kaori Ito and Anand Govindarajan and Hiromichi Ito and Yuman Fong},
  journal={Cancer journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          103-10
        }
}
Liver resection has clearly been established as the standard treatment for resectable colorectal liver metastases. This article will review the expanding role for hepatectomy in this disease. Faster and safer hepatectomies are allowing combined resections of the primary cancer and synchronous hepatic metastases. Effective neoadjuvant chemotherapy, as well as increasing data demonstrating effectiveness and safety of combined hepatectomy and ablative therapies, have further expanded the pool of… CONTINUE READING
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