Meta-analysis of surgical resection and radiofrequency ablation for early hepatocellular carcinoma
World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 08/17/2012
Xu G et al. – Although local recurrence between two groups did not exhibit significant difference, SR demonstrated significantly improved survival benefits and lower complications for patients with early HCC, especially for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) 3cm in diameter. These findings should be interpreted carefully, owing to the lower level of evidence.