Abstract| Volume 34, ISSUE 5, P622, November 2007

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A Rare Tumour at an Unusual Site; 6 year Survival Following Multiple Liver Resections for Metastatic Leiomyosarcoma of the Superior Mesenteric Vein

Open ArchivePublished:August 24, 2007DOI:
      Leiomyosarcoma of the superior mesenteric vein has been reported only once before. Aggressive surgery is the primary therapy and main prognostic factor in leiomyosarcoma. The 5 year survival remains poor at around 50% for a wide range of sarcomas. We present a case of metastatic leiomyosarcoma of the superior mesenteric vein that resulted in multiple hepatic resections and six year survival.

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