Liver transplantation and expanded Milan criteria: does it really work?

@article{Ferreira2012LiverTA,
  title={Liver transplantation and expanded Milan criteria: does it really work?},
  author={Marina Vilela Chagas Ferreira and Eleazar Chaib and Maur{\'i}cio Ursoline do Nascimento and Rafael Souza Fava Nersessian and Daniel Takeshi Setuguti and Luiz D'Albuquerque},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={189-94}
}
CONTEXT Orthotopic liver transplantation is an excellent treatment approach for hepatocellular carcinoma in well-selected candidates. Nowadays some institutions tend to Expand the Milan Criteria including tumor with more than 5 cm and also associate with multiple tumors none larger than 3 cm in order to benefit more patients with the orthotopic liver transplantation. METHODS The data collected were based on the online database PubMED. The key words applied on the search were "expanded Milan… CONTINUE READING

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