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Table 1 Reported cases of surgical management of liver recurrence for esophageal cancer

From: The role of surgical treatment in isolated organ recurrence of esophageal cancer—a systematic review of the literature

Author (year) Disease-free interval following esophagectomy (months) Number of patients Number of lesions Operation Survival following recurrence resection
Liu et al. 2016 14.15 ± 9.68 26 1 2 left hemihepatectomies, 2 left lateral lobectomies, 2 right hemihepatectomies, 1 right anterior lobectomy, 19 non-anatomical hepatectomies 1- and 2-year cumulative survival rates of 50.8 and 21.2%, respectively
Hiyoshi et al 2015 12.2 1 N/S (solitary or occurred in a localized field) Partial hepatectomy 23.1 months
Huddy et al. 2015 34.5 (19–55)§ 4 1–3 Resection segments 2 and 3, resection segment 5, right hemihepatectomy and extension to segment 4A, central hepatectomy with extension to segment 6 10 months, 21 months, 22 months alive, 92 months alive
Tada et al. 2015 (published in Japanese) 6 1 1 Right hepatic lobectomy 10 months alive
Blom et al. 2013 72 1 1 Hemihepatectomy N/S
Iitaka et al. 2013 12 1 1 Partial metastasectomy N/S
Ichida et al. 2012 6 (0–14) § 5 1–3 N/S 13 months (2–70)§
Ikebe et al. 2012 (published in Japanese) 10 1 N/S N/S 4 years alive
Tokairin et al. 2009 (published in Japanese) 19 1 1 S8-semi-segmental lobectomy, followed by right hepatic lobectomy and lymphadenectomy N/S
Adam et al. 2006 N/S 45 N/S N/S 16 months for esophageal primaries and 14 months for primaries of the gastroesophageal junction§
Nagano et al. 2001 (published in Japanese) 15 1 Multiple N/S 2 years and 3 months alive
  1. Mean and standard deviation
  2. Not stated
  3. §Median and range