Rapid Communication
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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 4 Clinical findings in 32 deceased cirrhotic patients treated with RFA for HCC
Causes of deathNumber of patientsChild-Pugh status
HCC recurrence15412
Liver failure1192
Esophageal varices33
Head stroke11
Brain hemorrhage11
Esophageal cancer11