Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors in young patients after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma

@inproceedings{Shimada2013ClinicopathologicalCA,
  title={Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors in young patients after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={Shingo Shimada and Toshiya Kamiyama and Hideki Yokoo and Kenji Wakayama and Yosuke Tsuruga and Tatsuhiko Kakisaka and Hirofumi Kamachi and Akinobu Taketomi},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyze the clinicopathological characteristics and the prognostic factors for survival and recurrence of young patients who had undergone hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma. METHODS Between 1990 and 2010, 31 patients aged 40 years or younger (younger patient group) among 811 consecutive patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who had undergone primary hepatectomy were analyzed with regard to patient factors, including liver function, tumor factors… CONTINUE READING
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