Role of Portal Vein Embolization in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Management and Its Effect on Recurrence: A Case-control Study

@inproceedings{Siriwardana2012RoleOP,
  title={Role of Portal Vein Embolization in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Management and Its Effect on Recurrence: A Case-control Study},
  author={Rohan C Siriwardana and Chung-Mau Lo and See-Ching Chan and Sheung Tat Fan},
  booktitle={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012}
}
Liver regeneration that occurs after portal vein embolization (PVE) may have adverse effects on the microscopic tumor foci in the residual liver mass in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Fifty-four HCC patients with inadequate functional residual liver volume were offered PVE during a seven-year period. Among them, 34 (63%) patients underwent… CONTINUE READING