Transplantation vs resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with compensated liver function after downstaging therapy.

@article{Lei2013TransplantationVR,
  title={Transplantation vs resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with compensated liver function after downstaging therapy.},
  author={Jian-Yong Lei and Lu-nan Yan and Wen-tao Wang},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 27},
  pages={4400-8}
}
AIM Our study aimed to compare the results of liver transplantation (LT) and liver resection (LR) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) that met the Milan criteria after successful downstaging therapy. METHODS From February 2004 to August 2010, a consecutive series of 102 patients were diagnosed with advanced-stage HCC that met the modified UCSF down-staging protocol inclusion criteria. All of the patients accepted various down-staging therapies. The types and numbers of treatments… CONTINUE READING