SURGICAL APPROACH TO COLORECTAL CANCER PULMONARY METASTASIS – ONE-YEAR EXPERIENCE OF A REFERENCE CENTER

Authors

  • Maria João Jervis Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, Hospital José Joaquim Fernandes, ULSBA, Portugal
  • Cristina Rodrigues 2Serviço de Cirurgia Torácica,Hospital Pulido Valente, CHLN, Portugal
  • Daniel Cabral Serviço de Cirurgia Torácica,Hospital Pulido Valente, CHLN, Portugal
  • Carolina Torres Serviço de Cirurgia Torácica,Hospital Pulido Valente, CHLN, Portugal
  • Francisco Félix Serviço de Cirurgia Torácica,Hospital Pulido Valente, CHLN, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.124

Abstract

Introduction: Colorectal cancer is the third most common malignancy, being associated with metastatic disease in 50% of cases. The lung is the second organ most affected by metastasis in colorectal cancer. In this study, we aim to review the cases submitted to resection of pulmonary colorectal metastasis at Hospital Pulido Valente, comprised in the period from the 1st of January to the 31st of December 2017.

Methods: Retrospective analysis. Data were collected from clinical records.

Results: There were 21 patients operated during this period, with a total of 22 surgeries performed, all with curative intent. Data were collected regarding age, gender, site of primary tumour, number of resected lesions, surgical approach, performed procedure, disease-free interval, presence of bilateral disease and existence of extra-pulmonary metastasis.

Conclusion: Lung metastases are frequent in colorectal cancer. Pulmonary metastasectomy is currently accepted as a potentially curative therapy as part of a multimodal approach to metastatic colorectal cancer.

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26-05-2021

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Jervis MJ, Rodrigues C, Cabral D, Torres C, Félix F. SURGICAL APPROACH TO COLORECTAL CANCER PULMONARY METASTASIS – ONE-YEAR EXPERIENCE OF A REFERENCE CENTER. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2021 May 26 [cited 2023 Feb. 3];26(2):117-9. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/124

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