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Risk factors contributing to early and late phase intrahepatic recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy.
BACKGROUND/AIMS We conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate factors to early and late phase recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS The study population consisted of 249Expand
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Calculation of child and adult standard liver volume for liver transplantation
Despite refinements in surgical techniques for liver transplantation, liver size disparity remains one of the most common problems in pediatric patients. Optimal liver graft size remains unknown andExpand
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Extension of the frontiers of surgical indications in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: long-term results.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the long-term results of an approach consisting of performing surgery in every patient in whom radical removal of all metastatic disease was technicallyExpand
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Surgery for small liver cancers.
During the last 16 years, we have resected small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) measuring 5 cm or less from 362 patients, 266 of whom also had liver cirrhosis. The operative and hospital mortalityExpand
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Criteria for safe hepatic resection.
BACKGROUND To lower morbidity after hepatic resection, the authors examined the influence of predictor variables including: age, sex, preoperative risk factors, serum total bilirubin level, plasmaExpand
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Preoperative portal vein embolization: An audit of 84 patients
Preoperative portal vein embolization (PVE) was performed in 84 patients before extensive liver resection for various diseases. By the criteria of liver volumetric determination, some patients wereExpand
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Development of evidence‐based clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan
The Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC), the first evidence‐based guidelines for the treatment of HCC in Japan, were compiled by an expert panel supported by the JapaneseExpand
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Evidence‐based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Japan Society of Hepatology 2013 update (3rd JSH‐HCC Guidelines)
The 3rd version of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hepatocellular Carcinoma was revised by the Japan Society of Hepatology, according to the methodology of evidence‐based medicine, which wasExpand
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Results of Surgical Resection for Patients With Hilar Bile Duct Cancer: Application of Extended Hepatectomy After Biliary Drainage and Hemihepatic Portal Vein Embolization
Objective To evaluate the feasibility of an aggressive surgical approach incorporating major hepatic resection after biliary drainage and preoperative portal vein embolization for patients with hilarExpand
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Clinical features and management of hepatic portal venous gas: four case reports and cumulative review of the literature.
HYPOTHESIS Hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) has been considered a rare entity associated with a grave prognosis. Since 1978, when Liebman et al reviewed 64 cases of HPVG and reported a mortality ofExpand
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