Hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence pattern following liver transplantation and a suggested surveillance algorithm.

@article{Scortegagna2016HepatocellularCR,
  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence pattern following liver transplantation and a suggested surveillance algorithm.},
  author={Eduardo Scortegagna and Adib R. Karam and Shirin Sioshansi and Adel Bozorgzadeh and Curtis T Barry and Sarwat Hussain},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={1131-1134}
}
PURPOSE This study aims to evaluate the recurrence pattern of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) following liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 54 patients underwent liver transplantation for HCC; 9 patients developed biopsy-proven recurrent HCC (16.6%). The site of HCC recurrence along with other factors was analyzed. RESULTS Seven… CONTINUE READING