Surgical treatment of pulmonary metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma.

  title={Surgical treatment of pulmonary metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Norimasa Koide and Haruhiko Kondo and Kenji Suzuki and Hisao Asamura and Kazuaki Shimada and Ryosuke Tsuchiya},
  volume={54 73},
BACKGROUND/AIMS The lung is one of the most common sites of extrahepatic spread from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of surgical management in patients with pulmonary metastasis from HCC. METHODOLOGY Fourteen patients with pulmonary metastases arising from HCC underwent surgery at the National Cancer Center Hospital between 1980 and 2001. The clinical and pathological data were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS Four patients were still… CONTINUE READING

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