Transplantation for liver tumors: current status.

  title={Transplantation for liver tumors: current status.},
  author={Burckhardt Ringe},
  volume={22 1},
  • Burckhardt Ringe
  • Published in Liver 2002
  • Medicine
  • The question of liver transplantation for hepatobiliary malignancy has continued to generate controversial discussion. As shown by single-center studies and large databases, there is a clear indication for total hepatectomy and liver replacement under the premises of appropriate selection of suitable patients as well as of favorable type and stage of tumors. Future improvement of tumor-free patient survival can be expected from better understanding of tumor biology, including prevention and… CONTINUE READING

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