Contrary to our study results, recurrence of liver metastasis was described as a negative prognostic factor previously [ 26 , 30 ]. There are, however, subgroups in patients with local recurrence of breast cancer with a more favorable prognosis [ 41 ], so that a selection of patients in the present study is likely. A systematic review identified 25 articles for inclusion, 12 papers concerning patients with isolated liver metastases, and 13 papers concerning patients with extrahepatic metastases. Liver metastases from breast cancer: Apparently, simultaneous excision cases have a lower curve in the beginning as well as obvious higher curve in the end, but sincerely the difference was not significant.
It is estimated that breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in women worldwide. A single institution retrospective study. Adjuvant treatment following liver resection was determined by the gynecologist or oncologist giving further treatment. A postoperative benefit following resection of breast cancer liver metastasis might be better reflected by the disease free survival. A case with solitary lesion in the left l obe Click here to view. Three patients required two surgical interventions and one patient required three. The present series of R0 resected patients showed a significantly higher survival rate compared to the patients with surgical exploration only.
Liver Resection for Non-Colorectal, Non-Endocrine Liver Metastasis : Polish Journal of Surgery
Three patients required two surgical interventions and one patient required three. In contrast to the well-described guidelines for hepatic resection of colorectal cancer liver metastasis, guidelines for hepatic resection of BCLM are mainly based on individual institutional and personal experience. It essentially acts by changing the denominator from which percentages are calculated, often falsely elevating the percentage of patients with a favorable outcome. Bilobar metastases , deviating but still resectable metastatic distribution intraoperatively , and extent of the resection did not show significant influence. Frequency of atypia and carcinoma on excision and implications for management. The role of liver resections for noncolorectal, non-neuroendocrine metastases: The significance of sentinel lymph node micrometastasis in breast cancer:
Prognostic factors for patients with hepatic metastases from breast cancer. The similar thing happened to metachronous liver metastases. Figure 2 Survival of all liver metastases patients. Following this, she had multiple reconstructive surgeries to both breasts, resulting in a deep inferior epigastric tissue reconstruction of the right breast and an implant reconstruction of the left breast. A single institution retrospective study.