• Portal vein embolization DOES not AFFECT the long-term survival and risk of cancer recurrence among colorectal liver metastases patients: A prospective cohort study

    8 days ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Previous studies comparing the survival outcomes of liver resections with and without preoperative portal vein embolization for colorectal liver metastases have linked PVE to higher rate of tumor progression, lower overall survival and lower disease-free survival. The lack of adjusted models to compare these outcomes is a limitation of these studies since patients requiring PVE may differ significantly from the ones receiving upfront surgery.
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