Management of hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer.


Journal Article

The majority of hepatic metastases in the United States occur in patients with a primary colorectal malignancy. Advances in technology combined with increasing surgeon experience have broadened the treatment options available for hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer. Surgical resection is the most effective therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer isolated to the liver. The aim of this article is to discuss the role of locally aggressive treatment options including resection, ablation, and regional chemotherapy in the management of patients with metastases from colorectal cancer.

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Cited Authors

  • Sheth, KR; Clary, BM

Published Date

  • August 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 215 - 223

PubMed ID

  • 20011304

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20011304

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1530-9681

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1531-0043

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1055/s-2005-916282


  • eng