The international surgical journal with global reach

This is the Scientific Surgery Archive, which contains all randomized clinical trials in surgery that have been identified by searching the top 50 English language medical journal issues since January 1998. Compiled by Jonothan J. Earnshaw, former Editor-in-Chief, BJS

A randomized Phase II trial of adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion and systemic therapy with or without panitumumab after hepatic resection of KRAS wild-type colorectal cancer. Ann Surg 2021; 274: 248-254.

Published: 24th November 2021

Authors: Kemeny NE, Chou JF, Capanu M, Chatila WK, Shi H, Sanchez-Vega F et al.


In this study that included 75 patients, the addition of panitumumab improved three year recurrence-free survival from 42 to 57 per cent.

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