Selection Criteria for Hepatectomy in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Classified as Child-Pugh Class B

@article{Kuroda2010SelectionCF,
  title={Selection Criteria for Hepatectomy in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Classified as Child-Pugh Class B},
  author={Shintaro Kuroda and Hirotaka Tashiro and Tsuyoshi Kobayashi and Akihiko Oshita and Hironobu Amano and Hideki Ohdan},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={35},
  pages={834-841}
}
The appropriate surgical approach for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients of Child-Pugh class B is unclear. The aim of this study was to clarify the prognostic factors after hepatectomy in Child-Pugh class B patients and to delineate the selection criteria for hepatectomy. One hundred fifty patients of Child-Pugh class B who underwent hepatectomy were enrolled in this retrospective study (Hx group). Univariate and multivariate analyses were performed to identify prognostic factors. The… CONTINUE READING

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