Detection of new tumors by intraoperative ultrasonography during repeated hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Zhang2007DetectionON,
  title={Detection of new tumors by intraoperative ultrasonography during repeated hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Keming Zhang and Norihiro Kokudo and Kiyoshi Hasegawa and Junichi Arita and Wei Tang and Taku Aoki and Hiroshi Imamura and Keiji Sano and Yasuhiko Sugawara and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={142 12},
  pages={1170-5; discussion 1176}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative (IO) ultrasonography (US) as compared with other imaging modalities on the primary and repeated hepatectomies for hepatocellular carcinoma. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS From January 6, 1995, to December 26, 2002, 430 patients underwent 555 operations for hepatocellular carcinoma. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES New tumors detected by IOUS at the primary and second hepatectomies were analyzed. The long-term… CONTINUE READING