Surgical resection of a solitary para-aortic lymph node metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Ueda2012SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of a solitary para-aortic lymph node metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Junji Ueda and Hiroshi Yoshida and Yasuhiro Mamada and Nobuhiko Taniai and Sho Mineta and Masato Yoshioka and Youichi Kawano and Tetsuya Shimizu and Etsuko Hara and Chiaki Kawamoto and Keiko Kaneko and Eiji Uchida},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 23},
  pages={
          3027-31
        }
}
Lymph node (LN) metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are considered uncommon. We describe the surgical resection of a solitary para-aortic LN metastasis from HCC. A 65-year-old Japanese man with B-type liver cirrhosis was admitted for the evaluation of a liver tumor. He had already undergone radiofrequency ablation, transcatheter arterial chemoembolization, and percutaneous ethanol injection therapy for HCC. Despite treatment, viable regions remained in segments 4 and 8. We performed… CONTINUE READING