Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: resection or transplantation, which and when?

  title={Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: resection or transplantation, which and when?},
  author={Moshe Shay Ben-Haim and Sasan Roayaie and Michelle M Q Ye and Swan N. Thung and Sukru H. Emre and Thomas Fishbein and Patricia Sheiner and Charles A. Miller and Myron Eliot Schwartz},
  journal={Liver transplantation and surgery : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  volume={5 6},
Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (HEHE) is a rare tumor with an unpredictable course and prognosis. The aim of this study is to describe our experience with liver resection, as well as transplantation, in the treatment of this tumor. We retrospectively analyzed the clinical features, pathological findings, and postoperative results in a series of 11 patients presenting between 1990 and 1998. Five patients (45%) presented with abdominal pain, 3 patients (27%) with jaundice and ascites… CONTINUE READING


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