Meta‐analysis of determinants of survival following treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma. BJS 2017; 104: 1433-1442.
Published: 19th June 2017
Authors: S. Erridge, P. H. Pucher, S. R. Markar, G. Malietzis, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi et al.
Intrahepatic recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (
A systematic review, up to September 2016, was conducted in accordance with
Nineteen cohort studies (2764 patients) were included in final data analysis. The median 5‐year survival rates after repeat hepatectomy (525 patients), ablation (658) and transarterial chemoembolization (
Based on these limited data, there does not appear to be a significant difference in survival between patients undergoing repeat hepatectomy or ablation for recurrent
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