Influence of clinically significant portal hypertension on survival after hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients.

@article{Giannini2013InfluenceOC,
  title={Influence of clinically significant portal hypertension on survival after hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients.},
  author={Edoardo Giovanni Giannini and Vincenzo Savarino and Fabio Farinati and Francesca Ciccarese and Gian Ludovico Rapaccini and Mariella Di Marco and Luisa Benvegn{\`u} and Marco Zoli and Franco Borzio and Eugenio Caturelli and Maria Chiaramonte and Franco Trevisani},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1594-600}
}
BACKGROUND The role of clinically significant portal hypertension on the prognosis of cirrhotic patients undergoing hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is debated. AIMS In this study, our aim was to assess the role of clinically significant portal hypertension after hepatic resection for HCC in patients with cirrhosis. METHODS We assessed the prognostic role of the presence of clinically significant portal hypertension (oesophageal/gastric varices/portal hypertensive… CONTINUE READING
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