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Different risk factors and prognosis for early and late intrahepatic recurrence after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
Recent studies have shown that the prognosis of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after resection was dependent on the time of recurrence. The current study investigated whether early and lateExpand
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Prognostic significance of serum vascular endothelial growth factor and endostatin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and endostatin stimulate and inhibit tumour angiogenesis respectively. Recent studies have demonstrated the prognostic value of serum levels of both VEGF andExpand
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Adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation using extended right lobe grafts.
OBJECTIVE The authors report their experience with living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) using extended right lobe grafts for adult patients under high-urgency situations. SUMMARY BACKGROUNDExpand
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A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Postoperative Adjuvant Interferon Therapy After Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Objective:We conducted a randomized controlled trial of adjuvant interferon therapy in patients with predominantly hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to investigate whether theExpand
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Living donor versus deceased donor liver transplantation for early irresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
Hypothetical studies that favour living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) for early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) assumed a comparable outcome after LDLT and deceased donor liver transplantationExpand
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Liver transplantation in rats using small-for-size grafts: a study of hemodynamic and morphological changes.
BACKGROUND Damage to a small-for-size liver graft after reperfusion is frequently observed but the mechanism of injury remains unclear. HYPOTHESIS Injury to a small-for-size liver graft is relatedExpand
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Improving Survival Results After Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Prospective Study of 377 Patients Over 10 Years
ObjectiveTo investigate whether the survival results after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have improved within the past decade by an analysis of a prospective cohort of patients over aExpand
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Safety of donors in live donor liver transplantation using right lobe grafts.
HYPOTHESIS Right lobe donation was advocated for adult-to-adult live donor liver transplantation but the safety of the donor is still a major concern. We hypothesize that right lobe donation is safeExpand
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Anterior Approach Versus Conventional Approach Right Hepatic Resection for Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
Objective:To evaluate whether major right hepatectomy using the anterior approach technique for large hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) results in better operative and long-term survival outcomes whenExpand
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Long-term prognosis after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma associated with hepatitis B-related cirrhosis.
PURPOSE The optimum management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) associated with cirrhosis has not yet been clarified. Very few data are available in the literature regarding the prognosis afterExpand
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