volume 9, issue 9, P5484-5492 2020
DOI: 10.21037/tcr-20-1573
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Abstract: Background: Despite the increasing application of laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy (LLH) remains a relatively rare surgery and comparison of perioperative and oncological outcomes between LLH and open left hemihepatectomy (OLH) is lacking. Methods: A total of 276 HCC patients who underwent either LLH or OLH between January 2008 and November 2019 were enrolled in this retrospective observational study and a 1:2 propensity score matching (PSM) wa…

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