2014
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-67202014000100012
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Hepatectomy: a critical analysis on expansion of the indications

Abstract: BackgroundHepatic resection has evolved to become safer, thereby making it possible to expand the indications.AimTo assess the results from a group of patients presenting these expanded indications.MethodWere prospectively studied all the hepatectomy procedures performed for hepatic tumor resection. Patients with benign and malignant primary and secondary tumors were included. Were included variables such as age, gender, preoperative diagnosis, preoperative treatment, type of operation performed, need for tran… Show more

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“…Often, the immediate complications are not reported or, in case they are reported, they are not evenly defined. The literature review resulted in 14 studies about patients subjected to at least 40 liver resections in Brazilian medical services in the past 20 years 3 , 5 , 6 , 9 , 10 , 15 , 17 - 20 , 23 , 24 , 26 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Often, the immediate complications are not reported or, in case they are reported, they are not evenly defined. The literature review resulted in 14 studies about patients subjected to at least 40 liver resections in Brazilian medical services in the past 20 years 3 , 5 , 6 , 9 , 10 , 15 , 17 - 20 , 23 , 24 , 26 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The five-year overall survival of HCC resection is similar to liver transplantation, when considering intention to treat, being around 60-70% 19 . In Child A patients with a single nodule within Milan Criteria, the five-year overall survival after resection can be considered better than liver transplantation, especially if is made an analysis by intention to treat (considering also patients who died in the waiting list) 13 , 15 , 19 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Many of used therapeutic procedures, such as live donor transplant and hepatic tumor resection, depend on hepatic regeneration to increase functional capacity of the liver. Given this knowledge, different studies have been performed 6 , 9 , 12 , 17 , 19 .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%