Increased growth of colorectal liver metastasis following partial hepatectomy

Sarah König, Petra Krause, Henk Flikweert, Gabriel Cantanhede, Ali Seif, Gunther Helms & Michael Ghadimi
Introduction: Nearly 50% of colorectal cancer patients develop metastatic liver tumours. Even after complete resection of the affected liver segments, 5-year survival rates border on only 30%. Dormant tumour cells may rapidly develop into tumour masses. Following partial hepatectomy (PH), [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]