Outcome of liver resection and transplantation for fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{ElGazzaz2000OutcomeOL,
  title={Outcome of liver resection and transplantation for fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Galal El-Gazzaz and W Wong and Mohamed El-Hadary and B K Gunson and Darius Feroze Mirza and Alan D. Mayer and John A. C. Buckels and Paul Mcmaster},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  pages={S406-9}
}
Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FL HCC) is an uncommon variant of hepatocellular carcinoma occurring usually in non-cirrhotic livers. Hepatic resection or transplantation offers the only chance of cure. We reviewed our experience of surgery for FL HCC from 1985-1998. Twenty patients with FL HCC (13 females and 7 males) median age 27 years (range 12-69) were treated either by hepatic resection [n = 11; extended right hepatectomy (5), extended left hepatectomy (1), right hemihepatectomy… CONTINUE READING

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