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Table 6 Causes of death in both groups

From: Outcomes and factors influencing survival in cirrhotic cases with spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multicenter study

Treatment No. of patients who died Re-rupture or re-bleeding (%) Hepatic failure (%) Others (%)
ConT group 32 23 (72) 9 (28) 0 (0)
TAE group 15 2 (13) 10 (67) 3 (20)
  1. In one of the 16 TAE patients, it was not possible to stop the hemorrhage by use of TAE.
  2. Abbreviations: ConT, conservative treatment: TAE, transcatheter arterial embolization