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Predicting survival after liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma beyond the Milan criteria: a retrospective, exploratory analysis.
BACKGROUND Patients undergoing liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma within the Milan criteria (single tumour </=5 cm in size or </=3 tumours each </=3 cm in size, and no macrovascularExpand
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Transcriptome classification of HCC is related to gene alterations and to new therapeutic targets
Hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) are a heterogeneous group of tumors that differ in risk factors and genetic alterations. We further investigated transcriptome‐genotype‐phenotype correlations in HCC.Expand
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Liver hanging maneuver: a safe approach to right hepatectomy without liver mobilization.
In right hepatectomy the complete mobilization of the liver before parenchymal transection is considered as a basic maneuver for a safe procedure. When a huge tumor invades the diaphragm, liverExpand
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The “50-50 Criteria” on Postoperative Day 5: An Accurate Predictor of Liver Failure and Death After Hepatectomy
Objective:To standardize the definition of postoperative liver failure (PLF) for prediction of early mortality after hepatectomy. Summary Background Data:The definition of PLF is not standardized,Expand
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Hepatic Resection for Noncolorectal Nonendocrine Liver Metastases: Analysis of 1452 Patients and Development of a Prognostic Model
Objective:To determine the utility of hepatic resection (HR) in the treatment of patients with noncolorectal nonendocrine liver metastases (NCNELM). Summary Background Data:The place of HR in theExpand
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Tumor size predicts vascular invasion and histologic grade: Implications for selection of surgical treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma
Vascular invasion and high histologic grade predict poor outcome after surgical resection or liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Despite the known association between tumor sizeExpand
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Simplified staging for hepatocellular carcinoma.
PURPOSE The current American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) fails to stratify patients adequately with respect to prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODSExpand
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Early liver transplantation for severe alcoholic hepatitis.
BACKGROUND A 6-month abstinence from alcohol is usually required before patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis are considered for liver transplantation. Patients whose hepatitis is not respondingExpand
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Resection Prior to Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and postoperative course of liver transplantation (LT) in cirrhotic patients who underwent liver resection prior to LT for HCC. Summary Background Data:Expand
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Splanchnic vein thrombosis in candidates for liver transplantation: usefulness of screening and anticoagulation
Background and aims: Splanchnic vein thrombosis is a significant source of complications in candidates for liver transplantation. The aims of this study were: (a) to determine the prevalence of andExpand
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