Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tokyo University series.

@article{Sugawara2007LivingDL,
  title={Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tokyo University series.},
  author={Yasuhiko Sugawara and S. Tamura and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Digestive diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={310-2}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the major indications for living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Unlike in deceased donor liver transplantation, however, there exist no universally adopted selection criteria for the potential candidates with HCC in LDLT. Our institutional guideline for HCC in LDLT has been up to 5 nodules with a maximum diameter of 5 cm (5-5 rule). METHODS A total of 78 adult patients underwent adult living donor liver transplantation at… CONTINUE READING

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