Differential prognostic impact of renal insufficiency on patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a propensity score analysis and staging strategy.


BACKGROUND AND AIM Renal insufficiency (RI) can coexist in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study analyzed the prognostic impact of RI on patients with HCC and determined the optimal staging strategy for these patients. METHODS RI was defined as an estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 mL/min/1.73 m(2). A total of 502 and 1701 HCC… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2011.06886.x