Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinomas in noncirrhotic liver: Experience with 68 liver resections

@article{Bismuth1995SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinomas in noncirrhotic liver: Experience with 68 liver resections},
  author={Henri Bismuth and Laurence Chiche and Denis Castaing},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={19},
  pages={35-41}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), although generally associated with cirrhosis, can also develop in a noncirrhotic liver. To study HCCs in noncirrhotic liver, their surgical management and prognosis, 68 patients with partial hepatectomy for this disease were analyzed. The liver, in all cases, appeared normal macroscopically at laparotomy, but in 13 cases (19%) it presented some slight histologic modifications, such as steatosis or portal fibrosis. Five patients had a fibrolamellar carcinoma. The… CONTINUE READING