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Copyright ©The Author(s) 1999.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 15, 1999; 5(6): 492-505
Published online Dec 15, 1999. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v5.i6.492
Figure 9
Figure 9 Male, aged 55, hospital no. 202295, clinical diagnosis: left lobe medium sized hepatic carcinoma (5 cm × 6 cm) near t he hepatic hilus, treated by TAE and regimen B, with interval of 2 months, and left hepatic lobectomy was performed 6 months later. The tumor (4 cm × 4 cm) was with hard consistency, and encapsulated fibrotic degeneration . Most of the cancer cells showed necrosis under light microscopy. Some cancer c ells in the cholecystic wall were alive (may be due to the blood supply from cho lecystic artery). The electron microscopy showed: 1, cancer cells degenerated and necrosed; in cytoplasm some vacuolized mitochondria (M), irregular sized vacuol es (V) and lysosome (Ly) and lipid droplet (L) were seen. The rest struct ures were not clear ( × 30000). 2, Prominent fibro-connective tissue hyperplasi a (F) in the tumor tissue ( × 10000) was found. Patient gained body weight and no subjective upset on follow up until 12 mos after operation.