Is hepatic resection for large or multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma justified? Results from a multi-institutional database

Kelvin K. Ng, Jean Nicolas Vauthey, Timothy M. Pawlik, Gregory Y. Lauwers, Jean Marc Regimbeau, Jacques Belghiti, Iwao Ikai, Yoshio Yamaoka, Steven A. Curley, David M. Nagorney, Irene O. Ng, Sheung Tat Fan, Ronnie T. Poon

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Abstract

Background: The role of surgical resection in patients with large or multinodular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains unclear. This study evaluated the long-term outcome of patients with hepatic resection for large (>5 cm in diameter) or multinodular (more than three nodules) HCC by using a multi-institutional database. Methods: The perioperative and long-term outcomes of 404 patients with small HCC (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinoma
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatocellular
  • Large
  • Multinodular

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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