Current therapeutic strategy of hepatocellular carcinoma with extensive portal thrombus

Ken Shirabe, Mitsuo Shimada, Shinji Tanaka, Takashi Maeda, Yoshihiko Maehara

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Abstract

Prognosis of the patients with hepatocellular carcinoma with tumor thrombi in the portal vein is known to be extremely poor. The current results of various therapies, such as surgery, chemotherapy, immuno-therapy, radiation and combination therapy were reviewed, herein. Our recent therapeutic strategy for hepatocellular carcinoma with tumor thrombi in portal vein is also shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-203
Number of pages7
JournalFukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica
Volume93
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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