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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28145969/a-new-technique-of-radiofrequency-assisted-ultrasound-guided-needle-localized-laparoscopic-resection-of-disappearing-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Hakan Yigitbas, Pinar Yazici, Halit E Taskin, Alexis K Okoh, Cem Dural, Nail Aydin, Eren Berber
The management of disappearing colorectal liver metastases in the postadjuvant chemotherapy setting is challenging. We describe a novel technique that facilitates laparoscopic resection of disappearing metastatic liver lesions with great precision. Details of this new technique are described in 2 patients with colorectal cancer synchronously metastatic to the liver. Both patients had small indistinct intraparenchymal liver lesions after adjuvant chemotherapy. A video displays the steps of the procedure. Both patients presented with colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastasis...
February 2017: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133019/-radiofrequency-ablation-combined-with-hepatectomy-for-the-treatment-of-liver-metastases-from-colorectal-cancer
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Masanobu Enomoto, Tomoya Tago, Kenta Kasahara, Takahiro Wada, Takaaki Matsudo, Yusuke Murakoshi, Tetsuo Ishizaki, Kazuhiko Kasuya, Kenji Katsumata, Akihiko Tsuchida
OBJECTIVE: We evaluated hepatectomy combined with radiofrequency ablation(RFA)in patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer for which curative resection is difficult. METHODS: This study included 13 patients who underwent hepatectomy combined with RFA for liver metastases from colorectal cancer in or before 2015. RESULTS: In 11 patients who were determined to have achieved a complete curative resection, the 50%survival time was 35...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28130578/-liver-metastases-of-colorectal-cancer
#3
R-T Hoffmann
Liver metastases are the most common cause of death in colorectal cancer patients. Nowadays, complete resection is considered to be the only curative treatment but only approximately 25% of patients are suitable candidates for surgery; therefore, many different interventional oncology techniques have been developed in recent years for the treatment of secondary liver metastases. The aim of interventional oncological procedures is either to provide a potentially curative treatment option for locally limited metastases with local ablative techniques, to enable nonresectable tumors to become accessible to surgical or local ablative techniques using transarterial procedures or to achieve improved survival in a palliative setting...
February 2017: Der Radiologe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28112813/long-term-outcomes-of-radiofrequency-ablation-combined-with-hepatectomy-compared-with-hepatectomy-alone-for-colorectal-liver-metastases
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K Imai, M-A Allard, C Castro Benitez, E Vibert, A Sa Cunha, D Cherqui, D Castaing, H Baba, R Adam
BACKGROUND: Combining radiofrequency ablation (RFA) with hepatectomy may enable treatment with curative intent for patients with colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM). However, the oncological outcomes in comparison with resection alone remain to be clarified. METHODS: Patients who underwent a first hepatectomy between 2001 and 2012 for CRLM were enrolled. Short- and long-term outcomes of patients who underwent hepatectomy plus RFA were compared with those of patients who had hepatectomy alone using propensity score matching...
January 23, 2017: British Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28109674/single-center-nonrandomized-clinical-trial-to-assess-the-safety-and-efficacy-of-irreversible-electroporation-ire-ablation-of-liver-tumors-in-humans-short-to-mid-term-results
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P Frühling, A Nilsson, F Duraj, U Haglund, A Norén
INTRODUCTION: A single-center nonrandomized clinical trial was performed to assess the safety and efficacy of IRE ablation of liver tumors in humans. METHODS: 38 malignant liver tumors on 30 patients were treated with IRE between September 2011 and September 2014. Treatment was with curative intent, and the diagnoses were colorectal cancer with liver metastases (CRLM) (n = 23), hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (n = 8) and other metastasis (n = 7). Patients were selected when surgery, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) or microwave ablation (MWA) was not an option, and when they met inclusion criteria (tumor size < 3 cm, 1-2 tumors)...
January 11, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28054139/-local-ablative-radiotherapy-of-oligometastatic-colorectal-cancer
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C Petersen, T Gauer
BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) often presents as oligometastatic disease. Currently available intensive systemic treatment regimens, including combination chemotherapy and molecular targeted agents, result in tumor response and transient to long-term disease control in a high percentage of patients, thus raising the question of further management. Secondary resection and ablation, e.g. by surgery or radiofrequency may contribute to long-term survival and even be curative or at least allow a relevant chemotherapy-free interval...
February 2017: Der Radiologe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999917/radiofrequency-ablation-combined-with-hepatic-arterial-chemoembolization-using-degradable-starch-microsphere-mixed-with-mitomycin-c-for-the-treatment-of-liver-metastasis-from-colorectal-cancer-a-prospective-multicenter-study
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Koichiro Yamakado, Yasutaka Inaba, Yozo Sato, Taku Yasumoto, Sadao Hayashi, Takashi Yamanaka, Koji Nobata, Haruyuki Takaki, Atsuhiro Nakatsuka
PURPOSE: This phase II prospective study investigates possible benefits of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) combined with hepatic arterial chemoembolization using degradable starch microsphere (DSM) mixed with mitomycin C (MMC) in non-surgical candidates with colorectal liver metastases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study, approved by the respective institutional review board, included non-surgical candidates with 3 or fewer liver tumors of 3 cm or smaller, or a single lesion 5 cm or smaller...
December 20, 2016: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27995093/new-perspectives-in-the-treatment-of-colorectal-metastases
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REVIEW
Dominique Elias, Luca Viganò, Franco Orsi, Marta Scorsetti, Tiziana Comito, Jan Lerut, Davide Cosola, Guido Torzilli
BACKGROUND: In recent years, the management of metastatic colorectal cancer has become more aggressive and more multidisciplinary. New treatment options have been proposed in addition to the standard approach of resection of liver metastases and chemotherapy. SUMMARY: Selected patients with synchronous limited peritoneal and liver disease (peritoneal cancer index <12 and <3 liver metastases) can be scheduled for aggressive treatment, including cytoreductive surgery, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and liver resection...
November 2016: Liver Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27979717/perioperative-triplet-chemotherapy-and-cetuximab-in-patients-with-ras-wild-type-high-recurrence-risk-or-borderline-resectable-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastases
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Filippo Pietrantonio, Maria Di Bartolomeo, Christian Cotsoglou, Alessia Mennitto, Rosa Berenato, Federica Morano, Jorgelina Coppa, Federica Perrone, Roberto Iacovelli, Massimo Milione, Alessandra Alessi, Marta Vaiani, Ilaria Bossi, Francesca Ricchini, Mauro Scotti, Marta Caporale, Emilio Bajetta, Filippo de Braud, Vincenzo Mazzaferro
BACKGROUND: For borderline resectable colorectal cancer liver metastases (CLM), systemic treatment can help to achieve R0 resection and reduce the risk of relapse. We assessed the role of perioperative triplet chemotherapy in combination with cetuximab in patients with RAS wild type high recurrence risk and/or borderline resectable CLM. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This was a monocenter, open-label phase II study. Borderline resectability was defined technically as tumor involvement of >1 hepatic vein, or >4 hepatic segments, need for 2-stage hepatectomy or radiofrequency ablation, and/or biologically (high risk): ≥4 metastatic nodules, or synchronous metastases...
October 6, 2016: Clinical Colorectal Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27958231/radiofrequency-ablation-versus-liver-resection-for-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastasis-an-updated-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Yue Han, Dong Yan, Fei Xu, Xiao Li, Jian-Qiang Cai
BACKGROUND: Controversial results about the therapeutic value of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and liver resection (LR) in the treatment of colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRCLM) have been reported. Thus, we performed the present meta-analysis to summarize the related clinical evidences. METHODS: A systematic literature search was conducted using PubMed (Medline), EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Web of Science, for all years up to April 2016. Pooled analyses of the overall survival (OS), progression-free survival (PFS), and morbidity rates were performed...
2016: Chinese Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27931834/treatments-for-colorectal-liver-metastases-a-new-focus-on-a-familiar-concept
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REVIEW
M G Zampino, E Magni, P S Ravenda, C A Cella, G Bonomo, P Della Vigna, S Galdy, F Spada, G M Varano, G Mauri, N Fazio, F Orsi
A major challenge for the management of advanced-colorectal-cancer is the multidisciplinary approach required for the treatment of liver metastases. Reducing the burden of liver metastases with liver-directed therapy has an important impact on both survival and health-related quality of life. This paper debates the rationale and current liver-directed approaches for colorectal liver metastases based on the evidence of literature and new clinical trials. Surgery is the gold standard, when feasible, and it's the main treatment goal for patients with potentially-resectable disease as a means of prolonging progression-free survival...
December 2016: Critical Reviews in Oncology/hematology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928604/-surgery-of-colorectal-lung-metastases-results-of-a-survey-in-germany
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W Dudek, W Schreiner, P Stapel, N Vassos, R Grützmann, H Sirbu
BACKGROUND: There is no evidence from randomized trials on the prognostic significance of pulmonary metastasectomy of colorectal cancer. The objective of this study was to assess the current criteria for indications, preoperative diagnostics and preferred operative techniques of pulmonary metastasectomy in Germany. METHODS: An anonymous survey was carried out in 239 German centers performing thoracic surgery in October 2015. RESULTS: Chest computed tomography (CT, 98%), liver CT (62%), pelvis CT (39%) and fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET, 37%) were used by the respondents (65% of participants) for preoperative staging...
December 7, 2016: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928458/anatomical-hepatectomy-for-liver-metastasis-from-rectal-adenocarcinoma-presenting-with-intrabiliary-extension-a-case-report
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Tetsuo Kon, Hideo Suzuki, Tatsuya Kawaguchi, Kazuyuki Gyoten, Hideki Machishi, Takashi Kurumiya, Yoshikatsu Okada
Liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma commonly form nodular lesions in the liver parenchyma. We report a case of liver metastasis from rectal adenocarcinoma that extended predominantly into the bile duct. A 62-year-old Japanese man underwent low anterior resection for rectal adenocarcinoma 9 years ago. Approximately 3 years later, he underwent radiofrequency ablation therapy for a metastatic liver tumor. Nine years after surgery, a tumor in liver segment III exhibiting intrabiliary extension was discovered; it was unclear if this was a metastatic liver tumor or intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma...
2016: Journal of Rural Medicine: JRM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27916360/combined-resection-and-rfa-in-colorectal-liver-metastases-stratification-of-long-term-outcomes
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Kazunari Sasaki, Georgios A Margonis, Nikolaos Andreatos, Yuhree Kim, Ana Wilson, Faiz Gani, Neda Amini, Timothy M Pawlik
BACKGROUND: Combined hepatic resection and radiofrequency ablation (resection-RFA) is a widely accepted multidisciplinary treatment for unresectable colorectal cancer liver metastases. Worse prognosis after resection-RFA is correlated to tumor morphology, although unfavorable morphology is inherent to this patient cohort. This study aimed to select patients who may or may not benefit from resection-RFA with the aid of tumor biology. METHOD: Data from 485 patients who underwent curative hepatectomy with or without concurrent RFA were retrospectively collected and analyzed...
November 2016: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27877209/impact-of-systemic-therapy-and-recurrence-pattern-on-survival-outcome-after-radiofrequency-ablation-for-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Axel Stang, Marcello Donati, Hauke Weilert, Karl Jürgen Oldhafer
Background: Most patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of colorectal liver metastasases (CLM) develop disease recurrence, but little is known about the effect of recurrence patterns and/or systemic therapy on outcome. In this study, we examined the recurrence patterns and survival after systemic therapy plus RFA in patients with unresectable CLM without extrahepatic disease. The aims were to analyze the effect of recurrence patterns on survival and to assess the relative benefit contributed by systemic therapy and local ablation to disease control and patient outcome...
2016: Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27870679/new-developments-in-interventional-oncology-liver-metastases-from-colorectal-cancer
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Joseph R Kallini, Ahmed Gabr, Nadine Abouchaleh, Rehan Ali, Ahsun Riaz, Robert J Lewandowski, Riad Salem
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Although hepatic excision is the first-line treatment for colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM), few patients are candidates. Locoregional therapy (LRT) encompasses minimally invasive techniques practiced by interventional radiology. These include ablative treatments (radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, and cryosurgical ablation) and transcatheter intra-arterial therapy (hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy, transarterial "bland" embolization, transarterial chemoembolization, and radioembolization with yttrium 90)...
November 2016: Cancer Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27855365/phase-ii-iii-study-of-radiofrequency-ablation-combined-with-cytokine-induced-killer-cells-treating-colorectal-liver-metastases
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Xiaodong Li, Xichao Dai, Liangrong Shi, Yong Jiang, Xuemin Chen, Lujun Chen, Jiemin Zhao, Weiguang Qiang, Jun Wu, Mei Ji, Jingting Jiang, Changping Wu
PURPOSE: This phase II/III, non-randomized clinical trial aimed to determine the efficacy and safety of the combination of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and cytokine-induced killer (CIK) cells transfusion for patients with colorectal liver metastases (CRLMs). EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: A total of 60 eligible patients with CRLMs were enrolled and divided into Group A (RFA alone, n = 30) and Group B (RFA plus CIK, n = 30), and following enzyme-linked immunosorbent spot assay was performed in 8 patients with CEA > 50 ng/mL pre-RFA and 7 days post-RFA and CIK treatment, respectively...
2016: Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27780345/radiofrequency-in-the-management-of-colorectal-liver-metastases-a-10-year-experience-at-a-single-center
#18
Sandra Aissou, Victoire Cartier, Antoine Hamy, Fleur Plumereau, Christophe Aube, Emilie Lermite
BACKGROUND: Liver resection is the curative treatment for patients with colorectal liver metastases (CRLMs), with five-year survival rates of 30-50%. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a local and useful alternative for patients with non-resectable CRLMs to obtain complete tumor clearance. The aim of this study was to analyze survival rates with this local treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients who underwent RFA and resection or RFA alone for unresectable CRLMs between 2001 and 2012 were included in a retrospective study...
October 26, 2016: Surgical Technology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27750238/us-us-fusion-imaging-in-radiofrequency-ablation-for-liver-metastases
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Yasunori Minami, Tomohiro Minami, Hirokazu Chishina, Masashi Kono, Tadaaki Arizumi, Masahiro Takita, Norihisa Yada, Satoru Hagiwara, Hiroshi Ida, Kazuomi Ueshima, Naoshi Nishida, Masatoshi Kudo
OBJECTIVE: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) induces gas bubbles in ablation zones, and the ablative margin cannot be evaluated accurately on ultrasound (US) during and immediately after RFA. This study assessed the usefulness of US-US fusion imaging to visualize the ablative margin of RFA for liver metastasis. METHODS: RFA guided by US-US fusion imaging was performed on 12 targeted tumors in 10 patients. Secondary hepatic malignancies included patients with colorectal cancer (n = 4), breast cancer (n = 2), lung cancer (n = 1), gastrointestinal stromal tumor (n = 1), pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (n = 1), and adrenocortical carcinoma (n = 1)...
2016: Digestive Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27705879/local-tumor-progression-patterns-after-radiofrequency-ablation-of-colorectal-cancer-liver-metastases
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Marc Napoleone, Ania Z Kielar, Rebecca Hibbert, Sameh Saif, Benjamin Y Kwan
PURPOSE: We aimed to evaluate patterns of local tumor progression (LTP) after radiofrequency ablation (RF ablation) of colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLM) and to highlight the percentage of LTP not attributable to lesion size or RF ablation procedure-related factors (heat sink or insufficient ablation margin). METHODS: CRCLM treated by RF ablation at a single tertiary care center from 2004-2012, with a minimum of six months of postprocedure follow-up, were included in this retrospective study...
November 2016: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
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