Treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients are as effective as in younger patients: A 20-year multicentre experience

Federica Mirici-Cappa, Annagiulia Gramenzi, Valentina Santi, Andrea Zambruni, Antonio Di Micoli, Marta Frigerio, Francesca Maraldi, Maria Anna Di Nolfo, Paolo Del Poggio, Luisa Benvegnù, Gianludovico Rapaccini, Fabio Farinati, Marco Zoli, Franco Borzio, Edoardo Giovanni Giannini, Eugenio Caturelli, Mauro Bernardi, Franco Trevisani

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Objectives: The number of elderly patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is expected to increase. We compared the presenting features and outcome of HCC in elderly (≥70 years) and younger patients (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-396
Number of pages10
JournalGut
Volume59
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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    Mirici-Cappa, F., Gramenzi, A., Santi, V., Zambruni, A., Micoli, A. D., Frigerio, M., Maraldi, F., Di Nolfo, M. A., Del Poggio, P., Benvegnù, L., Rapaccini, G., Farinati, F., Zoli, M., Borzio, F., Giannini, E. G., Caturelli, E., Bernardi, M., & Trevisani, F. (2010). Treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients are as effective as in younger patients: A 20-year multicentre experience. Gut, 59(3), 387-396. https://doi.org/10.1136/gut.2009.194217