Prognostic factors affecting long term outcome after liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma

@inproceedings{Lise1998PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factors affecting long term outcome after liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma},
  author={Mario Lise and Stefano Bacchetti and Pierpaolo Da Pian and Donato Nitti and Pier Luigi Pilati and Paolo Pigato},
  year={1998}
}
BACKGROUND Long term results after liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are disappointing because the disease tends to recur. In this study, the authors assessed prognostic factors affecting long term outcome, in the hope that these factors might be used in selecting HCC patients for surgery. METHODS During the period 1977-1995, 100 consecutive patients underwent curative liver resection; 78 of 100 had HCC arising on preexisting cirrhosis (53 Child's Class A and 25… CONTINUE READING

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