Treatment of hepatoblastoma: less extensive hepatectomy after effective preoperative chemotherapy with cisplatin and adriamycin.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although the prognosis of hepatoblastoma was improved by the introduction of cisplatin and doxorubicin (Adriamycin) for adjuvant chemotherapy, extensive hepatectomy continues to be the usual practice. We retrospectively reviewed our recent experience with hepatoblastoma to determine whether the new modality of intensive chemotherapy could change… (More)

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