Treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation.

@article{Kim2011TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation.},
  author={Hye Ryun Kim and Seong Ha Cheon and Sun Young Rha and Soohyeon Lee and Kwang Hyub Han and Chae Yoon Chon and Jong Doo Lee and Jin Sil Sung and Hyun Cheol Chung},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={258-69}
}
AIM Liver transplantation (LT) is a curative treatment for localized hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but the recurrence rate after LT is about 10-20%, with a dismal prognosis. Little data exist as to the natural history, treatment outcome and optimal treatment of recurrent HCC after LT. We reviewed various treatment modalities given to patients with recurrent HCC after LT. METHODS Among 132 patients who underwent LT for localized HCC, we retrospectively reviewed medical records of 39 of the… CONTINUE READING

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