A comparison of outcomes from treating hepatocellular carcinoma by hepatic artery embolization in patients younger or older than 70 years Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Liver Neoplasms

abstract

  • : 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.

publication date

  • November 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.24556

PubMed ID

  • 19642175

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5000

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 115

number

  • 21