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Surgery for liver metastases 

Surgery for liver metastases
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Surgery for liver metastases
Author(s):

Robert A. Adair

, Alastair L. Young

, and Giles J. Toogood

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199590209.003.0009
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date: 09 April 2020

Up to 20% of patients present with synchronous liver metastases and a further 40% will develop metachronous liver disease

5 year survival following hepatic resection now approaches 40%

Extra-hepatic disease is no longer considered an absolute contraindication to curative resection

Management is dependent upon a multidisciplinary team approach in specialist, high volume, centres.

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