Right and extended-right hepatectomies for unilobar colorectal metastases: impact of portal vein embolization on long-term outcome and liver recurrence

Francesco Ardito, Gennaro Clemente, Felice Giuliante, Lorenzo Bonomo, Bruno Federico

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Abstract

Portal vein embolization (PVE) is an effective procedure to increase the future remnant liver (FRL) before major hepatectomy. A controversial issue is that PVE may stimulate tumor growth and can be associated with poor prognosis after liver resection for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of PVE on long-term survival following major hepatectomy for CRLM.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)801-810
Numero di pagine10
RivistaSurgery
Volume153
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Disease-Free Survival
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Female
  • Hepatectomy
  • Humans
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Portal Vein
  • Prospective Studies
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult

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