Prognostic factors after repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Prognostic factors after repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Mitsuo Shimada and Kenji Takenaka and Ken ichi Taguchi and Yoshinori Fujiwara and Tomonobu Gion and Kiyoshi Kajiyama and Tetsuya Maeda and Ken Shirabe and Katsuhiko Yanaga and Keizo Sugimachi},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={227 1},
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to identify prognostic factors in patients who developed recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after repeat hepatectomy and to elucidate the role of multicentric occurrence in the second tumor after a first hepatectomy. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA A repeat hepatectomy for recurrent HCC has been established as the most effective treatment modality, whenever it is possible. However, the prognostic factors for recurrent HCC after repeat hepatectomy have yet… CONTINUE READING
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