liver metastasis


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liver metastasis

Oncology Cancer that has spread from the original–1º–tumor to the liver Primary cancer Colorectal CA, neuroblastoma, pancreatic CA, Hodgkin's lymphoma. See Metastasis.
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(10.) Sata N, Kimura W, Kanazawa T, Muto T Malignant insulinoma causing liver metastasis 8 years after the initial surgery: report of a case.
We combined total volumetric and density analyses of contrast-enhanced CT imaging for assessment of therapeutic response in patients with GEP-NETs with diffuse liver metastasis. The volumetric and density analyses were carried out using semiautomatic segmentation of all tridimensional metastases.
Chang, "Liver transplantation is possible in some patients with liver metastasis of colon cancer," Transplantation Proceedings, vol.
Figure 3: (a) Decreased fecal IL-1[beta] and systemic TNF-[alpha], while increased fecal Gal-3 and systemic Gal-3/TNF- [alpha] ratios in patients with detectable liver metastasis. Patients with CRC were divided into two groups, based on the presence of liver metastasis (+ and -).
Lobrinus, "Primary pulmonary malignant meningioma with lymph node and liver metastasis in a centenary woman, an autopsy case," Virchows Archiv, vol.
Basically in addition to the preoperative model the odds for 10-year survival are better in case of a right segmental resection and wider distance of liver metastasis to the resection margin (Table 3(b)).
To adjust for selection bias, all available variables (age [greater than or equal to] 66, sex, Karnofsky PS score, primary tumor site, baseline CA19.9 level [greater than or equal to] 59 x ULN, 12-week decrease of the CA19.9 level [greater than or equal to] 50% from baseline, basal bilirubin level, biliary stent implantation, and liver metastasis) were introduced in a multivariate logistic regression to calculate a propensity score for each patient with statistical analysis system software (STATA 11).
Portal venous tumor thrombus in patients with gastric cancer, with or without liver metastasis, is a poor prognostic factor, and the survival of these patients is dismal [2, 3, 7, 11].
All the patients had pathologically proven CRC with at least one liver metastasis and were followed up appropriately.
"Options are few and far between for breast cancer patients but I have come across a treatment in the UK, available to bowel cancer patients with liver metastasis and it's available on the NHS - but not for breast cancer patients with liver metastasis.