Riccardo Boetto

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W e read with great interest the article by Dr Schnitzbauer et al, 1 describing a multicenter study on " ALPPS " (Associating Liver Partition and Portal vein ligation for Staged hepatectomy) that laid a milestone in liver surgery, leaving behind the " resectabil-ity " concept and moving on to the aspect of volume of future liver remnant (FLR). Several(More)
Liver cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed malignancy and the second most frequent cause of cancer death in men worldwide. Amongst liver cancers, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the major histological subtype and it is one of the most common malignant human tumors worldwide. Research into the molecular biology of hepatocarcinogenesis has(More)
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