A randomized trial comparing radiofrequency ablation and surgical resection for HCC conforming to the Milan criteria. Ann Surg 2010; 252: 903-912.

Published: 14th March 2011

Authors: Huang J, Lvan Y, Zheyu C, Hong W, Liang D, Jinzhou W et al. et al.


Some 230 patients were included and followed for five years. Patients who had surgery had improved recurrence-free survival (51.3 vs. 28.7 per cent, P=0.017) and overall survival (75.6 vs. 54.8 per cent, P=0.001).

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