Long-term outcome of patients undergoing liver transplantation for mixed hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma: an analysis of the UNOS database.

@article{Vilchez2016LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of patients undergoing liver transplantation for mixed hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma: an analysis of the UNOS database.},
  author={Valery Vilchez and Malay Shah and Michael F. Daily and Luis Pe{\~n}a and C W D Tzeng and Daniel L. Davenport and Peter J Hosein and Roberto Gedaly and Erin C. Maynard},
  journal={HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
BACKGROUND Mixed hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma (HCC-CC) have been associated with a poor prognosis after liver transplantation (LT). We aimed to evaluate long-term outcomes in patients undergoing LT for HCC-CC versus patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or cholangiocarcinoma (CC). METHODS Retrospective analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database from 1994-2013. Overall survival (OS) in patients with HCC-CC, HCC, and CC, were compared. RESULTS We… CONTINUE READING
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