Chapter 29. Colorectal Liver Metastases

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Phuong L. Doan MD1,
  2. Jean-Nicolas Vauthey MD, FACS Professor of Surgery2,
  3. Martin Palavecino MD2 and
  4. Michael A. Morse MD, MHS Associate Professor of Medicine3

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch29

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Doan, P. L., Vauthey, J.-N., Palavecino, M. and Morse, M. A. (2010) Colorectal Liver Metastases, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch29

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer, Center, Houston, TX, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Medical Oncology, Gl Oncology, Molecular Therapeutics Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Colorectal Liver Metastases;
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA);
  • American Hepato - Pancreato - Biliary Association (AHPBA);
  • Resection of liver metastases and extrahepatic disease;
  • regional lymph node (RLN);
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy;
  • hepatic arterial infusion (HAI);
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Initial evaluation and diagnosis

  • Treatment (Figure 29.1)

  • References

  • Surveillance

  • Self-assessment questions

  • Self-assessment answers