Surg Today (2018) 48:73–79 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-017-1553-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Perioperative allogenic blood transfusion is a poor prognostic factor after hepatocellular carcinoma surgery: a multi‑center analysis 1 1 1 2 3 4 Hiroshi Wada · Hidetoshi Eguchi · Hiroaki Nagano · Shoji Kubo · Takuya Nakai · Masaki Kaibori · 5 2 2 3 4 Michihiro Hayashi · Shigekazu Takemura · Shogo Tanaka · Yasuyuki Nakata · Kosuke Matsui · 4 5 5 5 4 Morihiko Ishizaki · Fumitoshi Hirokawa · Koji Komeda · Kazuhisa Uchiyama · Masanori Kon · 1 1 Yuichiro Doki · Masaki Mori Received: 18 March 2017 / Accepted: 22 May 2017 / Published online: 8 June 2017 © Springer Japan KK 2017 Abstract lower in the AT group than in the non-AT group in uni- Purpose The influence of allogenic blood transfusion on variate (P < 0.001) and multivariate analyses (risk ratio the postoperative outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma 1.521, P = 0.011). After matching the different distribu- (HCC) surgery remains controversial. This study aims to tions using propensity scores, perioperative blood transfu- clarify the clinical impacts of perioperative allogenic blood sion was found to be a poor prognostic factor for HCC transfusion on liver resection outcome in
Surgery Today – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 8, 2017
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