Published in Blood Weekly, September 7th, 2006
Researchers in France conducted a study "to assess the effect of PVE on intrahepatic recurrence rate after right hepatectomy for unilobar CLM. Recent research suggests that CLM could spread retrogradely through the portal vein. PVE may reduce tumor shedding by the occlusion of distal portal branches. However, no study reported the clinical effect of PVE on intrahepatic recurrence after CLM resection."
"Between 1995 and 2003, 44 patients requiring, a right hepatectomy for unilobar CLM were operated in our institution,"...
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