Results of 136 curative hepatectomies with a safety margin of less than 10 mm for colorectal metastases.
- Published Article
Journal of surgical oncology
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 1998
The prognostic impact of the width of the surgical margin should not be overestimated. Hepatectomy for liver metastases can procure long-term survival, even in patients with supposedly poor prognostic factors. Resection is justified as long as it is complete and the risks are minimal.
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