Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation (ALPPS) for Potentially Resectable Liver Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer: Prospective Evaluation of the Early Two-stage Hepatectomy by the Simon's Methods
In France, each year around 36,000 new cases of colorectal cancers are registered
responsible in 16,000 deaths because of liver metastasis.
In case of bilobar metastasis, classic two-stage hepatectomy with portal embolization could
An alternative to the classic surgery, early two stage hepatectomy, could be proposed to
simplify the patient's management and to improve the resectability.
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
number of complete surgical procedure
the number of complete surgical procedure is defined as the number of patients in whom the two stage hepatectomy is complete.
postoperative week 4
jean marc regimbeau, MD, PhD
Amiens University Hospital
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