Article Abstract

Superior oncological outcome in laparoscopic hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma, hype or hope?

Authors: Tan To Cheung


In the current study, I had reviewed retrospectively 110 cases of laparoscopic liver resection for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the result were compared with 330 cases with open liver resection (1). The patients were matched using propensity score analysis in an attempted to eliminate as much bias as possible.