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Volume 11 |Article ID 067324 | https://doi.org/10.1155/1999/67324

Antonio Nocchi Kalil, Bianca De Lourdes Pereira, Marcia Cristina Lima Brenner, Luiz Pereira-Lima, "Liver Resections for Metastases from Intraabdominal Leiomyosarcoma", HPB Surgery, vol. 11, Article ID 067324, 4 pages, 1999. https://doi.org/10.1155/1999/67324

Liver Resections for Metastases from Intraabdominal Leiomyosarcoma

Abstract

This paper discusses liver resection for intraabdominal leiomyosarcoma metastases as a therapy for carefully selected patients. Of the 83 hepatectomies performed from 1992 to 1996, five were resections for liver metastases due to intraabdominal leiomyosarcoma, in 3 patients. The surgical indication was single liver metastases, without any evidence of extrahepatic disease. No mortality occurred during surgery and the longest survival was 38 months. We concluded that liver resection for leiomyosarcoma metastases can be performed, allowing a long term survival in an occasional patient.

Copyright © 1999 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.


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