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Ist die Resektion kolorektaler Lebermetastasen bei über siebzigjährigen Patienten indiziert?

  • C. Brunken
  • X. Rogiers
  • M. Malagó
  • C. E. Broelsch
Conference paper
Part of the Langenbecks Archiv für Chirurgie book series (DTGESCHIR, volume 1996)

Is Resection of Coloretal Liver Metastases Indicated in Patients over 70 Years of Age?

Summary

The outcome of patients aged over or under 70 treated for colorectal liver metastases is compared. Both groups have similar tumor stages and receive comparable treatment. There is no significant difference concerning morbidity, mortality and long term survival in these groups after liver resection.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Brunken
    • 1
  • X. Rogiers
    • 1
  • M. Malagó
    • 1
  • C. E. Broelsch
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für AllgemeinchirurgieUniversitätskrankenhaus EppendorfHamburgDeutschland

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