Postresection prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Postresection prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Atsushi Sugioka and Tamiyuki Tsuzuki and Toshio Kanai},
  volume={113 6},
BACKGROUND AND METHODS Between July 1973 and December 1990, 137 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma underwent potentially curative resection at our institution and were discharged from the hospital. The factors that contributed to long-term survival were studied by univariate and multivariate analyses. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS The 5-year actuarial survival rate was 49%. Univariate analysis showed that smaller tumor, limited resection, wide margin, absence of tumor thrombus in the portal… CONTINUE READING


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