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Hepatic resection compared to percutaneous ethanol injection for small hepatocellular carcinoma using propensity score matching

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Authors
Cho, Yong Beom; Lee, Kuhn Uk; Suh, Kyung-Suk; Kim, Yoon Jun; Yoon, Jung-Hwan; Lee, Hyo-Suk; Hahn, Seokyung; Park, Byung-Joo
Issue Date
2007-09-12
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing
Citation
J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Oct;22(10):1643-9.
Keywords
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular/*drug therapy/*surgeryCase-Control StudiesChi-Square DistributionEthanol/*administration & dosageFemaleHepatectomyHumansInjections, IntralesionalLiver Neoplasms/*drug therapy/*surgeryMaleMiddle AgedNeoplasm Recurrence, LocalProportional Hazards ModelsSurvival AnalysisTreatment Outcome
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Several surgical and non-surgical therapeutic modalities have been used for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). There have been several studies comparing hepatic resection (HR) and percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) for the treatment of HCC. However, there is still disagreement about the best treatment modality. METHODS: From 130 patients undergoing HR, 116 patients were individually matched to 116 controls from 249 patients undergoing PEI using propensity score matching to overcome possible biases in non-randomized study. Survival analyses were undertaken to compare these propensity score-matched groups. RESULTS: After matching by propensity score, the major clinical outcomes in the HR (n = 116) and the PEI (n = 116) groups were found to be similar. The 1-, 3- and 5-year overall survival rates were higher in the HR group (94.8%, 76.5% and 65.6%) compared to the PEI group (95.7%, 73.5% and 49.3%) (P = 0.059). The cumulative 1-, 3- and 5-year disease-free survival rates showed the same trend (HR: 76.1%, 50.6% and 40.6%; PEI: 62.6%, 25.5% and 19.1%) (P < 0.001). However, when stratified by Child-Pugh classification, it was no longer the case in the Child B patients. Single intrahepatic recurrence was the most common pattern of tumor recurrence after both treatments. CONCLUSIONS: Patients undergoing HR had a better survival profile than those undergoing PEI. However, when considering which technique to use for optimal HCC management, the individual patient's hepatic function must be considered.
ISSN
0815-9319 (Print)
Language
English
URI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=17845692

http://hdl.handle.net/10371/15653
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1746.2007.04902.x
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