Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in clinical practice: the lesson from a 20-year multicentre experience in Italy.

@article{Farinati2012LiverTF,
  title={Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in clinical practice: the lesson from a 20-year multicentre experience in Italy.},
  author={Fabio Farinati and Anna Laura Giacomin and Veronica Vanin and A. Carrasco Sergio and Patrizia Burra and Umberto Cillo and Annamaria Di Nolfo and Paolo Del Poggio and Luisa Benvegn{\`u} and Marco Zoli and Franco Borzio and Edoardo Giovanni Giannini and Eugenio Caturelli and Nora Cazzagon and Gian Ludovico Rapaccini and Franco Trevisani},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          195-202
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an established indication for liver transplantation (LT), but the selection criteria and priority are still debated. AIMS To ascertain the number and features of patients with HCC who undergo transplantation in a Western country, the number of patients eligible for LT according to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) guidelines, the number of patients who actually undergo transplantation and whether adherence affects… CONTINUE READING
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