Impact of time to surgery in the outcome of patients with liver resection for BCLC 0-A stage hepatocellular carcinoma.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS The Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) guidelines recommend resection for very early and early single hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. It is not known whether a delay in resection from the time of diagnosis (the time to surgery [TTS], i.e. the elapsed time from diagnosis to surgery) affects outcomes. We aim to evaluate the impact… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.09.017

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