A comparison of outcomes from treating hepatocellular carcinoma by hepatic artery embolization in patients younger or older than 70 years
: Survival and mortality outcomes of HAE for the treatment of HCC were similar whether patients were aged <70 years or > or =70 years. Although patients aged > or =70 years with cardiovascular comorbidities more often had a cardiopulmonary complication, other morbidity measures, including complication severity, need for intensive care unit admission, and length of hospitalization, were similar between groups. Cancer 2009. (c) 2009 American Cancer Society.