Surgery and prognostic factors of patients with epidural spinal cord compression caused by hepatocellular carcinoma metastases: retrospective study of 36 patients in a single center.

@article{Zhang2013SurgeryAP,
  title={Surgery and prognostic factors of patients with epidural spinal cord compression caused by hepatocellular carcinoma metastases: retrospective study of 36 patients in a single center.},
  author={Dan Zhang and Wei Xu and Tielong L Liu and Huabin Yin and Xinghai Yang and Zhipeng Wu and Jianru Xiao},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 17},
  pages={E1090-5}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of 36 patients with metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) of the mobile spine was performed by survival analysis. OBJECTIVE To discuss the factors that may affect outcomes of patients with HCC spinal metastases. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA HCC is a rare tumor in Western countries. However, HCC is common in Far East (Taiwan, Korea, mainland China), where the hepatitis B virus is epidemic. As the mean survival time of patients with HCC has largely… CONTINUE READING
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