Aggressive surgical management of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

  title={Aggressive surgical management of fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={M.Sc. F.A.C.S. Alan W. Hemming and Bernard Langer and Patricia Sheiner and Paul David Greig and Bryce R. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FLHC) is recognized as a distinct clinicopathologic variant of hepatocellular carcinoma. Ten consecutive patients with FLHC undergoing operative management at our institution were reviewed. At the initial presentation seven patients had stage II disease (pT2N0M0), whereas three patients were in stage III (pT2N0M0 or pT3N0M0). Initial procedures included formal right or left hepatectomy in four patients, right or left trisegmentectomy in two patients, left… CONTINUE READING


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