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Table 3 Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma and death after curative resection

From: Lesson from 610 liver resections of hepatocellular carcinoma in a single center over 10 years

Recurrence
Intrahepatic recurrence 222 (76.6%)
Extrahepatic recurrence 68 (23.4%)
Main treatment for recurrence  
Transplantation 10 (3.4%)
Repeat resection 29 (9.8%)
Local ablation therapy 29 (9.8%)
TACE 172 (58.1%)
Chemotherapy 26 (4.3%)
Radiation therapy 16 (5.4%)
Cause of death  
Recurrent HCC 182 (80.9%)
Complication of liver cirrhosis without recurrence 25 (11.1%)
Unrelated (including perioperative death) 18 (8.0%)
  1. HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma; TACE, transarterial chemoembolization.