Liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis; predictors and consequences of hepatobiliary malignancy.

@article{Brandsaeter2004LiverTF,
  title={Liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis; predictors and consequences of hepatobiliary malignancy.},
  author={Bjorn J Brandsaeter and Helena M Isoniemi and Ulrika Broom{\'e} and Michael Olausson and Lars A B{\"a}ckman and Bent Are Hansen and Erik Schrumpf and Antti Oksanen and Bo-G{\"o}ran Ericzon and Krister V A H{\"o}ckerstedt and Heikki M{\"a}kisalo and Preben Kirkegaard and Styrbj{\"o}rn Friman and Kristian Bj\oro},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={815-22}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatobiliary malignancies are frequently seen in primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and they complicate the evaluation of patients and timing of liver transplantation. METHODS Data from all Nordic PSC patients listed for liver transplantation during 1990-2001 were recorded prospectively. Predictors of hepatobiliary malignancy and patient survival rates have been analysed. RESULTS Hepatobiliary malignancy was found in 52/255 (20%) patients accepted to the waiting list… CONTINUE READING