Clinicopathological Features and Outcomes of Young Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Hepatectomy

@article{Takeishi2011ClinicopathologicalFA,
  title={Clinicopathological Features and Outcomes of Young Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Hepatectomy},
  author={Kazuki Takeishi and Ken Shirabe and Jun Muto and Takeo Toshima and Akinobu Taketomi and Yoshihiko Maehara},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={1063-1071}
}
There are few reports about hepatectomy for young patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and the significance of resection for young patients remains unknown. The present study aimed to investigate retrospectively the clinicopathological features and outcomes after hepatectomy of young HCC patients. Among 610 patients who underwent curative hepatectomy for HCC between January 1987 and December 2007, 13 patients younger than 40 years of age were defined as the young group. Because none of… CONTINUE READING