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HPB Surgery
Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 69-72
Case Report

Reresection of Colorectal Liver Secondaries: A Preliminary Report

1Department of Surgery, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
2Department of Surgery, Lund University, Lund S-221 85, Sweden

Received 15 May 1989

Copyright © 1990 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


During a 4.5–year period, 5 patients underwent reresection of colorectal liver metastases. Two patients died of recurrent disease, 9–11 months after reresection. Three patients are alive, one without and two with recurrent disease, 15, 15 and 68 months after reresection. Although our results suggest that liver reresection may be meaningful in selected patients with colorectal liver metastases, further studies are necessary in order to define candidates for this procedure.