Management of hepatocellular adenoma during pregnancy.

  title={Management of hepatocellular adenoma during pregnancy.},
  author={T{\"u}rkan Terkivatan and J H W de Wilt and Robert A de Man and J N M Ijzermans},
  volume={20 2},
Background & Aims: Hepatocellular adenoma in pregnant Introduction women requires special considerations because of the risk of hormone induced growth and rupture. To prevent these potential lethal complications, pregnancy is either often discouraged or the surgical resection of large adenomas is recommended. It may be questioned whether it is justified to deny a young woman a pregnancy, as the biological behaviour of hepatocellular adenoma may be less threatening than presumed. In this study… CONTINUE READING
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