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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 39, Issue 7, pp 1848–1849 | Cite as

ALPPS: Adverse Outcomes Demand Clear Justification in an Era of Improving Survival for Colorectal Liver Metastases

  • Sanjeev Rohatgi
  • Ewen M. Harrison
  • James J. Powell
  • Stephen J. Wigmore
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Liver Resection Colorectal Liver Metastasis Selective Internal Radiation Future Liver Portal Vein Ligation 
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© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjeev Rohatgi
    • 1
  • Ewen M. Harrison
    • 1
  • James J. Powell
    • 1
  • Stephen J. Wigmore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryRoyal Infirmary of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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