Combined Resection of Liver and Lung Metastases for Colorectal Cancer

Itzhak Avital, Ronald DeMatteo

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This article evaluates the available evidence for the efficacy of combined liver and lung metastasectomy. In addition, selection criteria identifying patients most likely to benefit from this approach are discussed. Surgery offers the only possibility for prolonged survival and is occasionally curative.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-155
Number of pages11
JournalThoracic Surgery Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 May 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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