Outcome of hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with renal dysfunction.

@article{Toshima2012OutcomeOH,
  title={Outcome of hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with renal dysfunction.},
  author={Takeo Toshima and Ken Shirabe and Shohei Yoshiya and Jun Muto and Toru Ikegami and Tomoharu Yoshizumi and Yoshihiko Maehara},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={317-24}
}
OBJECTIVES There are few reports on the efficacy of hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with renal dysfunction (RD). This study aimed to clarify the validity of hepatectomy for treating HCC in RD patients, and to compare postoperative courses in RD and non-RD patients. METHODS The clinical features of 722 HCC patients who underwent curative hepatectomy between 1986 and 2009 were retrospectively reviewed. Seventeen patients (2.4%) with preoperative serum creatinine… CONTINUE READING