Predictors of survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma associated with Hepatitis C.

@article{Shimoda2004PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of survival after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma associated with Hepatitis C.},
  author={Mitsugi Shimoda and Rafik Mark Ghobrial and Ian C Carmody and Dean M. Anselmo and Douglas G. Farmer and Hasan Yersiz and Pauline W. Chen and Sherfield Dawson and Francisco Antonio Durazo and Steve H Han and Leonard I. Goldstein and Sammy Saab and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Ronald W Busuttil},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 12},
  pages={1478-86}
}
The efficacy of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is not well defined. This study examines the variables that may determine the outcome of OLT for HCC in HCV patients. From 1990 to 1999, 463 OLTs were performed for HCV cirrhosis. Of these patients, 67 with concurrent HCC were included in the study. Univariate and multivariate analyses considered the following variables: gender, pTNM stage, tumor size, number of… CONTINUE READING