Rectal cancer update, Consumul de iaurt reduce riscul de cancer colorectal, arată un studiu realizat în SUA
Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation LRFA represent a therapeutic option for liver metastasis, in selecting cases, preventing the hemorrhagic complications or difficult localization by percutaneous approach.
Between December and March rectal cancer update, patients with liver metastatis underwent RFA, procedures pentru tratarea paraziților via open surgery and 14 procedures by laparoscopic approach.
Inclusion criterias for LRFA were: superficial lesions in contact with liver surface and tumour size no more 2 cm in greatest dimension. All patients underwent concomitant laparoscopic liver biopsy, 1 patient a left laparoscopic colectomy, 1 patient a laparoscopic rectal abdomino-perineal resection and 2 patients a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the perioperative complications, recurrence rate and long distant evolution.
Initial experience shows that LRFA is a safe procedure for treatment of liver metastasis, in selecting cases, with low rate of morbidity and local recurrence, for patients with lesions that are not indicated to percutaneous RFA or liver resection. Keywords: Laparoscopic Radiofrequency ablation ; liver metastasis ; colo-rectal cancer.