Kastunori Imai

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AIM It is a matter of debate whether hepatic resection (HR) or radiofrequency ablation (RFA) should be preferred for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study is to compare the long-term outcome between HR and RFA in patients with solitary small-sized HCC. METHODS One hundred and eighty-three patients with(More)
Sorafenib (Nexabar, Bayer, Berlin, Germany), one of multikinase inhibitors, can infrequently downstage advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). There are some reports that sorafenib in combination with other modalities, such as transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) or radiation therapy, could represent a bridge to surgery. We have observed a(More)
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