"Liver-First Approach" as an Unusual Treatment Modality for Rectal Cancer with Synchronus Liver Metastasis: Report of a Case

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Turkoglu M. A. , VURAL V., Erbis H., COŞKUN H. Ş. , Bozcuk H., İBİŞ M.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.3, pp.117-118, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2015.36
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-118
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Overall survival is usually determined by the numbe r and the magnitude of liver metastases in colorectal cancer patients with synchronous hepatic metastases. Traditionally, the standard treatment of such patients are, firstly colorectal resection of the primary tumor, then if possible, the resection of liver metastases after chemotherapy. Here, we prese nt a case of rectal cancer with synchronus liver metastasis which under went reverse approach.