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Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery for Metastases From Colorectal Cancer: Oncologic Outcome and Prognostic Factors

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01356706
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 3, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Baki Topal, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg

Brief Summary:
Only few reports exist on long-term survival after minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS for colorectal liver metastases. No data are available assessing prognostic factors in the era of current modern treatment strategies. The aim of the current study is to analyze the long-term oncologic outcome after MILS for metastases from colorectal cancer and determine prognostic indicators.

Condition or disease
Long-term Oncologic Outcome of MILS in Patients With CRLM and Prognostic Indicators

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 274 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : October 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

patients with colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) who undergo their primary surgery at UZ. Leuven (single-center academic study)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. overall survival [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. prognostic variables [ Time Frame: 5 year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Tissue samples for histopathology diagnosis & staging

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Consecutive patients sufering from colorectal liever metastases (CRLM) who undergo minimally invasive liver surgery (MILS) or open liver surgery (OLS)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with CRLM
  • Surgery: resection and/or ablation
  • preoperative chemotherapy and/or biological agents are allowed
  • postoperative chemotherapy and/or biological agents are allowed
  • simultaneous colorectal resection is allowed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • primary liver cancer
  • benign liver tumors
  • pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01356706

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University Hospitals Leuven KUL
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
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Responsible Party: Baki Topal, Professor of Surgery, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg Identifier: NCT01356706    
Other Study ID Numbers: CRLM-MILS
First Posted: May 19, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 3, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012
Keywords provided by Baki Topal, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg:
liver metastases
colorectal cancer