Is liver transplantation indicated for cholangiocarcinoma?

  title={Is liver transplantation indicated for cholangiocarcinoma?},
  author={Robert Michael Goldstein and Marvin J. Stone and G Weldon Tillery and Neil N. Senzer and Marlon F. Levy and Bj{\"o}rn Husberg and Thomas Arthur Gonwa and Goran B. G. Klintmalm},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={166 6},
  pages={768-71; discussion 771-2}
Liver transplantation for unresectable primary liver cancer has met with skepticism due to early aggressive recurrences occurring in early series from many centers. The primary tumors for which transplantation has been performed have been hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma. In an attempt to improve these poor results, we instituted a protocol with adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy after liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma. Between December 1984 and December 1992, 701… CONTINUE READING
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