Hepatic resection versus transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.


During the 10-year period (1980 to 1989), 76 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were treated by subtotal hepatic resection (HX) and 105 patients by orthotopic liver transplantation (TX) under cyclosporine-steroid therapy. Overall 1- to 5-year survival rates of the HX group were 71.1%, 55.0%, 47.2%, 37.2%, and 32.9%, respectively, and those of the… (More)


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@article{Iwatsuki1991HepaticRV, title={Hepatic resection versus transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma.}, author={Shunzaburo Iwatsuki and T. E. Starzl and Daniel G. Sheahan and Itsuo Yokoyama and Anthony Jake Demetris and Satoru Todo and Andreas G. Tzakis and David H. van Thiel and Brian I Carr and Robert Rick Selby}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={1991}, volume={214 3}, pages={221-8; discussion 228-9} }