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05 February 2024: Clinical Research

A Comparative Study of Laparoscopic and Open Approaches for Right Hemihepatectomy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients: Safety and Short-Term Outcomes

Gehui Li 1ABCE , Joseph Mugaanyi 12BE , Zhanghui Li 12CE , Yating Bao 1D , Caide Lu 1D , Jing Huang 1ADG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.942096

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e942096

Table 1 Patient characteristics and clinical data.

LRH (n=23)ORH (n=34)Statistical valuesP value
Age (years)57.9±10.658.0±9.0t=−0.050.960
BMI (kg/m)21.91 (18.72–28.3323.1 (19.39–31.35z=−0.9520.341
Preoperative TACE510χ=0.4170.558
Child Classification1.000
A grade2233
B grade11
Abdomen surgery14χ=0.2440.621
HBV carrier1627χ=0.7180.532
Preoperative blood test
TB12.85 (4.80–48.7013.65 (5.00–67.50z=−0.4880.625
DB4.50 (2.10–12.705.75 (2.20–58.50z=−1.2290.219
ALT31.00 (16.00–157.0024.00 (7.00–208.00z=−0.3660.714
AST31.00 (16.00–156.0031.50 (12.00–243.00z=−0.1140.909
INR1.07 (0.97–2.101.06 (0.88–1.52z=−0.5950.552
Tumor marker
AFP42.0 (2.2–80 033.9)76.7 (1.5–200 000.0)z=−1.0250.305
CA19-913.3 (6.5–43.6)12.7 (1.1–1954.0)z=−0.2440.807
CEA1.7 (0.5–4.9)2.0 (0.2–17)z=−0.1760.860
Continuous variables are reported as mean±standard deviation. Categorical variables are reported as median (range). TACE – transarterial chemoembolization; HBV – hepatitis B virus; ALB – albumin; TB – total bilirubin; DB – direct bilirubin; ALT – alanine aminotransferase; AST – aspartate aminotransferase; INR – International Normalized Ratio; AFP – alpha fetoprotein; CA19-9 – carbohydrate antigen 19-9; CEA – carcinoembryonic antigen.

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