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The purpose of this study is to choose the preferred treatment modality for solitary, small hepatocellular carcinoma.
To compare the below things between operation group and percutaneous ethanol injection therapy (PEIT) group:
- 5 year overall survival rate
- Disease free survival rate
- Cumulative recurrence rate
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Operation, Percutaneous ethanol injection therapy
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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