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Possibility of repeat surgery for recurrence following two-stage hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases: impact on patient outcome

Authors: Francesco Ardito

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Hepatic resection together with perioperative chemotherapy is currently the only treatment option that can offer a chance of long-term outcome in patients with colorectal liver metastases (CRLM), resulting in 5-year survival rates of 40%, and exceeding 50% in selected patients (1,2).

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