[Treatment of malignant liver tumors in children: evaluation and prospects].

@article{Tovar1997TreatmentOM,
  title={[Treatment of malignant liver tumors in children: evaluation and prospects].},
  author={Juan Antonio Tovar},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={1997},
  volume={4 8},
  pages={
          793-7
        }
}
Rather discouraging in the past, treatment of malignant tumors in children allows today a 75% cure rate for hepatoblastoma. Complete surgical resection remains the ongoing basis of the treatment, but the main advances are due to more efficient chemotherapy protocols using cisplatin, to an improvement in imaging procedures, to modern techniques of anesthaesia, to aggressive surgery and treatment of metastases, and finally to liver transplantation when the extension of the tumor precludes total… CONTINUE READING

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