Efficacy and safety of ablative techniques in elderly HCC patients.

@article{Bove2011EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of ablative techniques in elderly HCC patients.},
  author={Aldo Bove and Giuseppe Bongarzoni and Raffaella Maria Di Renzo and Luca Marsili and Stella Chiarini and Luciano Corbellini},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={457-63}
}
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ablative techniques in elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS From February 2004 to February 2009, 80 elderly patients (age > or = 70 years) affected by non-resectable HCC were treated with a regional palliative approach, trans-arterial-chemo-embolization and… CONTINUE READING