Prognostic factors of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with cirrhosis: univariate and multivariate analysis.

@article{Yeh2002PrognosticFO,
  title={Prognostic factors of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with cirrhosis: univariate and multivariate analysis.},
  author={Chun-Nan Yeh and M. -F. Chen and Wei-Chen Lee and L M Jeng},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={195-202}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The objective of this investigation was to study the clinicopathological factors influencing long-term outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with liver cirrhosis in patients undergoing hepatectomy. Liver cirrhosis, especially the macronodular variety, has been found in up to 90% of patients with HCC. In Asia, the incidence of liver cirrhosis in patients with HCC who had undergone hepatic resection varies from 42.5% to 73.8%. However, the optimal surgical approach… CONTINUE READING