Borderline resectable for colorectal liver metastases: Present status and future perspective
Yuki Kitano, Hiromitsu Hayashi, Takashi Matsumoto, Shotaro Kinoshita, Hiroki Sato, Yuta Shiraishi, Yosuke Nakao, Takayoshi Kaida, Katsunori Imai, Yo-ichi Yamashita, Hideo Baba, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan
Author contributions: Kitano Y, Hayashi H, Imai K, Yamashita YI and Baba H contributed conception and design; Kitano Y, Hayashi H, Matsumto T, Kinoshita S, Sato H, Shiraishi Y, Nakao Y, Kaida T, Imai K, Yamashita YI, and Baba H contributed writing, review, and/or revision of the manuscript; Kitano Y, Hayashi H, Imai K, Yamashita YI, and Baba H contributed study supervision.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflict of interest exists in this study.
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Corresponding author: Hiromitsu Hayashi, FACS, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan. email@example.com
Received: January 12, 2021
Peer-review started: January 12, 2021
First decision: March 30, 2021
Revised: April 6, 2021
Accepted: July 6, 2021
Article in press: July 6, 2021
Published online: August 27, 2021