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Resection of Giant Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Case Report

Volume 1 - Issue 6

Fabio G F*

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    • Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery Department, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo School of Medical Sciences, Brazil

    *Corresponding author: Fabio Gonçalves Ferreira, Liver and Portal Hypertension Group, Surgery Department, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo School of Medical Sciences, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Received: November 01, 2017;   Published: November 10, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000514

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Abstract

Huge hepatocellular carcinoma (>10cm) resection it is not frequent in cirrhotic livers due to high mortality rates and poor survival rates. Nevertheless, patients with normal livers have a different prognosis, and can bear until 80% liver resection. This case reports the 60-year-old female patient with abdominal tumor and big in the records of any liver disease. HCC diagnosis was achieved with imaging exams and high blood levels of Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP). Surgical removal was proposed, the left trissegmentectomy. This case shows radical tumor resection the curative treatment.

Key words: Hepatic Neoplasia; Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Hepatectomy; Trissegmentectomy; Hepatic Node

Abbreviations: HCC: Hepatocellular Carcinoma; USG: Ultra Sono Graphy; CT: Computed Tomography; MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging; HCC: Hepato Cellular Carcinoma; TACE: Trans Arterial Chemoembolization; AFP: Alpha-Feto Protein

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