Liver resection with portal vein thrombectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma with vascular invasion.

Luca Aldrighetti, Carlo Pulitanò, Marco Catena, Marcella Arru, Eleonora Guzzetti, Jane Halliday, Gianfranco Ferla

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) tends to invade the intrahepatic vasculature, especially the portal vein. The presence of portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) in patients with HCC is one of the most significant factors for a poor prognosis. The presence of macroscopic PVTT in patients with HCC is also a significant factor for poor prognosis, with a median survival of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1254
Number of pages1
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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