Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Several treatment modalities have been proposed, but hepatic resection is still considered the first-line therapeutic option for most of the patient carries of HCC. The proper selection of patients candidate to hepatic resection for HCC and the eradication whenever is possible of the intrahepatic metastases are the most crucial steps for improving the surgical outcome in HCC. This article reviews the current state of the art of the surgical treatment of HCC.

Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis

Donadon Matteo;Torzilli G
2008

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Several treatment modalities have been proposed, but hepatic resection is still considered the first-line therapeutic option for most of the patient carries of HCC. The proper selection of patients candidate to hepatic resection for HCC and the eradication whenever is possible of the intrahepatic metastases are the most crucial steps for improving the surgical outcome in HCC. This article reviews the current state of the art of the surgical treatment of HCC.
Hepatic resection; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Vascular invasion
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