ALPPS improves resectability compared with conventional two-stage hepatectomy in patients with advanced colorectal liver metastasis: results from a Scandinavian multicenter randomized controlled trial (LIGRO Trial). Ann Surg 2018; 267: 833-840.

Published: 9th August 2018

Authors: Sandström P, Røsok B, Sparrelid E, Larsen P, Larsson A, Lindell G et al.


The resection rate improved from 57% in conventionally treated patients to 92% after ALPPS in this trial that included 97 patients with functional liver reserve less than 30 per cent. There were no differences in perioperative complications.

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