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A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Percutaneous Local Ablative Therapy and Partial Hepatectomy for Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Objective:To compare the results of percutaneous local ablative therapy (PLAT) with surgical resection in the treatment of solitary and small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Summary Background… Expand
TG13 diagnostic criteria and severity grading of acute cholecystitis (with videos)
- M. Yokoe, T. Takada, +24 authors C. Ker
- Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences
- 1 January 2013
Since its publication in 2007, the Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis (TG07) have been widely adopted. The validation of TG07 conducted in terms of clinical… Expand
Laparoscopic resection of rectosigmoid carcinoma: prospective randomised trial
BACKGROUND Although laparoscopic resection of colorectal carcinoma improves post-operative recovery, long-term survival and disease control are the determining factors for its application. We aimed… Expand
Recommendations for management of patients with neuroendocrine liver metastases.
Many management strategies exist for neuroendocrine liver metastases. These strategies range from surgery to ablation with various interventional radiology procedures, and include both regional and… Expand
The Current Role of Radiofrequency Ablation in the Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Systematic Review
Objective:To review the current status of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Summary Background Data:The development of local ablative therapy has been… Expand
Spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES To review the management of spontaneous ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma in the acute phase, the definitive treatment after hemostasis, and the prognosis. DATA SOURCES A MEDLINE search… Expand
Detection of aberrant p16 methylation in the plasma and serum of liver cancer patients.
We have studied the feasibility of detecting tumor-associated aberrant p16 methylation in the circulation of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We extracted DNA from the tumor tissues and… Expand
Selective internal radiation therapy for nonresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with intraarterial infusion of 90yttrium microspheres.
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of intraarterial 90yttrium (90Y) microspheres in nonresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS AND MATERIALS Patients with nonresectable HCC, but without… Expand
A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Preoperative Transarterial Chemoembolization for Resectable Large Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Objective:To evaluate the effect of preoperative transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for resectable large hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Summary Background Data:Resection of HCC is potentially… Expand
A randomized phase III study of doxorubicin versus cisplatin/interferon alpha-2b/doxorubicin/fluorouracil (PIAF) combination chemotherapy for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Single-agent doxorubicin has been widely used to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but the response rate is low (< 20%) and there is no convincing evidence for improved… Expand