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Table 1 Description of patients included in the study

From: The value of intra-operative ultrasonography on safety margin and outcome during liver resection and radio-frequency ablation in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma patients

Number of patients 76
Male/female 58/18
Median age (years) 58
Within Milan criteria n (%) 76 (100%)
BCLC Stage A n (%) 76 (100%)
Open resection group: n 52 patient
With IOUS 32
Without IOUS 20
LARFA group n 24 patient
  1. LARFA Laparoscopic-assisted radio-frequency ablation, IOUS Intra-operative ultrasound, BCLC Barcelona-clinic liver cancer staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma