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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 21, 2006; 12(7): 1098-1104
Published online Feb 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i7.1098
Table 3 Clinical findings in 23 cirrhotic patients with HCC recurrence after RFA
Parameters Numbers
Total patients23
Time of recurrence (mo)
Type of recurrence, n (%)
Local unifocal2 (8.6%)
Different segments unifocal5 (21.8%)
Different segments multifocal16 (69.6%)
Treatment of recurrences
RFA7 (unifocal)
TACE5 (multifocal)
Supportive treatment11 (multifocal)
Results of treatment
RFAComplete necrosis 7/7
TACEComplete necrosis 1/5