Assessment of Portal Hypertension Before Liver Resection in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Primary Liver Cancers
Conditions: official terms
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular - Hypertension - Hypertension, Portal
Conditions: Keywords
portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma, resection
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
According to the BCLC guidelines, surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma complicating cirrhosis is restricted to patients with preserved liver function.

However, the surgical indications for hepatocellular carcinoma with portal hypertension remain controversial.
Detailed Description
Patients who underwent hepatectomy are classified into two groups according to the presence of portal hypertension. Operative outcomes were compared.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who undergo surgical resection (intention to treat analysis)

Exclusion Criteria:

- extra-hepatic disease
Henri Mondor University Hospital
Creteil, France
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Chetana Lim -
Start Date
November 2013
Completion Date
January 2016
Henri Mondor University Hospital
Henri Mondor University Hospital
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