Successful surgical treatment for peritoneal dissemination of liver cancer after hepatectomy - A case report

Nobushige Yabe, Shinji Murai, Tomotaka Akatsu, Yoshitaka Inoue, Takahiro Shoji, Tetsu Amemiya, Yuko Kitagawa

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A 58-year-old female was admitted to Ogikubo Hospital for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in April 2007. Pathological examination showed moderately differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma. Tumor marker increased the PIVKA-n level became 129 mAU mL after the operation. FDG-PET was showed a solitary pelvic tumor sized about 2.5 cm in diameter. No other prominent metastatic lesions were demonstrated, so that a resection of intrapelvic tumor was performed in May 2008. The report which exhibited an asynchronism recurrence of peritoneal dissemination after hepatectomy is very rare. She has survived without a recurrence more than 13 months after the resection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2099-2101
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Nov



  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Peritoneal dissemination
  • Resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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