Influence of preoperative transarterial lipiodol chemoembolization on resection and transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis.

@article{Majno1997InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of preoperative transarterial lipiodol chemoembolization on resection and transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis.},
  author={Pietro Edoardo Majno and Ren{\'e} Adam and Henri Bismuth and Denis Castaing and Arie Ariche and Jinane Krissat and H. Blasco Perrin and Daniel Azoulay},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={226 6},
  pages={688-701; discussion 701-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of preoperative transarterial lipiodol chemoembolization (TACE) in the management of patients undergoing liver resection or liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS TACE was performed before surgery in 49 of 76 patients undergoing resection and in 54 of 111 patients undergoing liver transplantation. Results were retrospectively analyzed with regard to the response to treatment, the type of procedure performed, the incidence… CONTINUE READING
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