Liver Transplantation for Hepatoblastoma: Results from the International Society of Pe+diatric Oncology (SIOP) Study SIOPEL-1 and Review of the World Experience

@article{Otte2004LiverTF,
  title={Liver Transplantation for Hepatoblastoma: Results from the International Society of Pe+diatric Oncology (SIOP) Study SIOPEL-1 and Review of the World Experience},
  author={J. B. Otte and J. Stewart Pritchard and D C Aronson and Julia M. B. Brown and Piotr Czauderna and Rudolf Maibach and Giorgio Perilongo and Elizabeth Shafford and Jack Plaschkes},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={74-83}
}
BACKGROUND For hepatoblastoma (HB) that remains unresectable by partial hepatectomy after chemotherapy, total hepatectomy with orthotopic liver transplantation (LTX) has been advocated as the best treatment option. The role of LTX in the overall management of HB is still, however, unclear. PROCEDURE The results of LTX from the first study of HB by the International Society of Pediatric Oncology, SIOPEL-1, were analyzed. In addition, the world experience of LTX for HB was extensively reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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