Role of surgical resection for pulmonary metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Han2010RoleOS,
  title={Role of surgical resection for pulmonary metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Kook Nam Han and Young Tae Kim and Jung-Hwan Yoon and Kyung-Suk Suh and Ji Yeon Song and Chang Hyun Kang and Sook Whan Sung and Jeonghyun Kim},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={295-300}
}
INTRODUCTION The lung is one of the most important organs affected by metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma. However, pulmonary metastasectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma has not been well documented. The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcome after pulmonary metastasectomy due to metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma. METHODS Between January 1998 and December 2008, 41 patients underwent pulmonary metastasectomy. Retrospective reviews of medical records and telephone surveys… CONTINUE READING