The role of liver resections for metastases from lung carcinoma

Giorgio Ercolani, Matteo Ravaioli, Gian Luca Grazi, Matteo Cescon, Giovanni Varotti, Massimo Del Gaudio, Gaetano Vetrone, Matteo Zanello, Alfonso Principe, Antonio Daniele Pinna

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Liver resections are usually considered the treatment of choice for colorectal and neuroendocrine metastases. Recently, the morbidity and mortality rates for liver surgery have dramatically decreased. Therefore, hepatic resection has been applied in selected cases of non-colorectal, non-neuroendocrine hepatic metastases. We report our experience with three cases of liver metastases from lung carcinoma and review the literature, to evaluate the role of liver surgery for this indication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-115
Number of pages2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006


  • Hepatectomy
  • Liver neoplasms
  • Lung neoplasm
  • Neoplasm metastasis
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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