Surgical Outcomes for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  title={Surgical Outcomes for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease},
  author={Toshifumi Wakai and Yoshio Shirai and Jun Sakata and Pavel Vladimirovich Korita and Yoichi Ajioka and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
The present study investigated outcomes following surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Patients (n = 225) undergoing resection for HCC were divided into three groups: hepatitis C viral group (n = 147), hepatitis B viral group (n = 61), and NAFLD group (n = 17). Clinicopathological characteristics and surgical outcomes were analyzed retrospectively. Patients in the NAFLD group were older (P < 0.001), with a higher body mass index (P… CONTINUE READING


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