Significance of resection margin in hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: A critical reappraisal.

@article{Poon2000SignificanceOR,
  title={Significance of resection margin in hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: A critical reappraisal.},
  author={Ronnie Tung-ping Poon and S. T. Fan and Irene Oi-lin Ng and John Wong},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={231 4},
  pages={544-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of the width and histologic involvement of the resection margin on postoperative recurrence after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The significance of the resection margin in hepatectomy for HCC remains controversial. A precise evaluation of the effects of the width and histologic involvement of the resection margin on postoperative recurrence is required to clarify the issue. METHODS Two hundred eighty-eight patients… CONTINUE READING
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