Liver resection surgery versus thermal ablation for colorectal LiVer MetAstases (LAVA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Kurinchi Gurusamy, Neil Corrigan, Julie Croft, Maureen Twiddy, Stephen Morris, Nick Woodward, Steve Bandula, Daniel Hochhauser, Vicky Napp, Alison Pullan, Nicholas Jakowiw, Raj Prasad, Steven Olde Damink, C. J. H. M. van Laarhoven, Johannes H. W. de Wilt, Julia Brown, Brian R. Davidson

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Original languageEnglish
Article number105
Number of pages13
JournalTrials
Volume19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Feb 2018

Keywords

  • Randomised controlled trial
  • Cost-benefit analysis
  • Liver
  • Neoplasm metastasis
  • Colorectal neoplasms
  • Hepatectomy
  • Ablation techniques
  • RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION
  • MICROWAVE ABLATION
  • HEPATIC METASTASES
  • SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS
  • 2-STAGE HEPATECTOMY
  • COST-EFFECTIVENESS
  • CANCER
  • MANAGEMENT
  • OUTCOMES
  • CLASSIFICATION
  • Prospective Studies
  • Humans
  • Pragmatic Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Hepatectomy/adverse effects
  • Netherlands
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic
  • Time Factors
  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Microwaves/adverse effects
  • Equivalence Trials as Topic
  • Postoperative Complications/etiology
  • Treatment Outcome
  • United Kingdom
  • Colorectal Neoplasms/mortality
  • Disease-Free Survival
  • Radiofrequency Ablation/adverse effects
  • Pilot Projects
  • Liver Neoplasms/mortality

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Gurusamy, K., Corrigan, N., Croft, J., Twiddy, M., Morris, S., Woodward, N., Bandula, S., Hochhauser, D., Napp, V., Pullan, A., Jakowiw, N., Prasad, R., Damink, S. O., van Laarhoven, C. J. H. M., de Wilt, J. H. W., Brown, J., & Davidson, B. R. (2018). Liver resection surgery versus thermal ablation for colorectal LiVer MetAstases (LAVA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial . Trials, 19, [105]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2499-5