Expanded criteria for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma


Karakayali H., Moray G., Sozen H., Dalgic A., Emiroglu R. , Haberal M.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.38, no.2, pp.575-578, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2006.01.010
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.575-578

Abstract

Introduction. Liver transplantation is the only curative treatment for patients with cirrhosis and unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) without extrahepatic dissemination. Since criteria for transplantation in HCC are controversial, we evaluated our early results of liver transplantation for unresectable HCC.