Synchronous Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis: Is Simultaneous Approach the Best Strategy
Perini MV*, Coelho FF, Kruger JAP and Herman P
Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Surgery Unit, University of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão Paulo, Brazil
- *Corresponding Author:
- Perini MV
University of Sao Paulo Medical School Gastroenterology
Rua Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar 255 Sao Paulo, Brazil
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 29, 2014; Accepted date: February 19, 2014; Published date: February 28, 2014
Citation: Perini MV, Coelho FF, Kruger JAP, Herman P (2014) Synchronous Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis: Is Simultaneous Approach the Best Strategy. J Gastroint Dig Syst 4:174. doi:10.4172/2161-069X.1000174
Copyright: © 2014 Perini MV. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Synchronous colorectal cancer with liver metastasis (SCLM) represents a challenge for both surgeons and oncologists once 15-25% of patients diagnosed with colon cancer present metastatic liver disease. Surgical strategies have been developed in order to stratify patients and achieve better outcomes as simultaneous resection and reversal approach.