Survival after liver transplantation in cirrhotic patients with and without hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparative study.

@article{Figueras1997SurvivalAL,
  title={Survival after liver transplantation in cirrhotic patients with and without hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparative study.},
  author={Joan Figueras and Eduardo J Jaurrieta and Carles Valls and Carmen Benasco and Antonio Rafecas and Xavier Xiol and Joan Pere Fabregat and Teresa Casanovas and Juan Torras and Carme Baliellas and Luis Garcia Iba{\~n}ez and Paloma Moreno and Luis A Casais},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1485-9}
}
Cumulative recurrence after surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is very high. Several retrospective analyses have shown that liver transplantation was more effective than resection for patients with HCC at early tumor stages. Consequently, in January 1990, we decided to prospectively indicate orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) as the first surgical treatment for small, localized HCC in cirrhotic patients without nodal involvement independently of the degree of liver… CONTINUE READING

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