Repeat procedures for recurrent colorectal liver metastases: Analysis of long-term liver regeneration and outcome
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Background and aim: Repeat hepatectomy is increasingly performed for the management of recurrent colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). The aim of this study was to evaluate longterm functional liver volume (FLV) after a second hepatic procedure and to measure survival outcome. Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, patients treated for recurrent CRLM in the years 2005-2015 at two liver centers were included. Total FLV was calculated before the first procedure and before and after the second procedure. Overall survival was calculated. Results: Eighty-two patients were identified. The median follow-up was 53 (40-71) months from the first procedure. The median interval between first and second procedure was 13 (8-22) months. The initial FLV was 1584 (1313-1927) mL. The FLV was 1438 (1204-1896) mL after the first procedure and 1470 (1172-1699) mL after the second procedure (P<0.001). After the second procedure, a total of ten patients (12%) had a residual liver volume of less than 75% of the initial liver volume. The 5-year overall survival was 37 (26-54)% after the second procedure. Conclusion: Small changes in FLV were found after two hepatic procedures but with considerable inter-individual variation. Patients selected for a repeated hepatic procedure for recurrent CRLM had an acceptable survival.
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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK
|Tidskrift||Cancer Management and Research|
|Status||Published - 2019|
|Peer review utförd||Ja|