Treatment outcomes of surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with inferior vena cava invasion and/or thrombosis.

@article{Jung2011TreatmentOO,
  title={Treatment outcomes of surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with inferior vena cava invasion and/or thrombosis.},
  author={Hyemin Jung and Kuhn Uk Lee and Woo Young Shin and Hyuk Ahn},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 110-111},
  pages={1694-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with either an invasion of the inferior vena cava or thrombosis is rare, and its prognosis is extremely poor. There is no established treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of surgical resection and its prognosis in 5 recent cases. METHODOLOGY From January 2005 to December 2008, 5 patients diagnosed with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with inferior vena cava invasion and/or thrombosis underwent surgical resection… CONTINUE READING