Short-term outcomes after major hepatic resection in patients with cirrhosis: a 75-case unicentric western experience.


Department of Digestive Surgery, Hôpital de la Timone, Marseille, France; European Center for Medical Imaging Research CERIMED/LIIE, Université Aix-Marseille, France. Electronic address: [Email]


The benefit of performing major hepatic resection (MHR) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with cirrhosis remains controversial because of its high risk of posthepatectomy liver failure (PHLF). This study was conducted to assess the risk of MHR for HCC in patients with cirrhosis.