A Comparative Analysis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Hepatic Resection in Young versus Elderly Patients

@article{Lee2012ACA,
  title={A Comparative Analysis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Hepatic Resection in Young versus Elderly Patients},
  author={Cho Rok Lee and Jin Hong Lim and Sung Hoon Kim and Sang Hoon Ahn and Young Nyun Park and Gi Hong Choi and Jin Sub Choi and Kyung Sik Kim},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={1736-1743}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical outcomes after surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the elderly patients compared with younger patients. Clinicopathological data and treatment outcomes in 61 elderly (≥70 years old) and 90 younger (≤40 years old) patients with HCC who underwent curative liver resection between 2000 and 2010 were retrospectively collected and compared using various parameters. The older HCC group was more likely to have hepatitis C virus… CONTINUE READING

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