Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Following Liver Transplantation

Michael A. Zimmerman
2008 Archives of Surgery  
Objective: To review the preoperative and postoperative variables that predict hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recurrence following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Data Sources: A collective review of the literature was conducted by searching the MEDLINE database using several key words: hepatocellular carcinoma, recurrence, liver transplantation, and salvage transplantation. Study Selection: Reviews and original articles containing basic scientific observations and long-term clinical
more » ... ng-term clinical outcomes were included. Data Extraction: Critical observations from peerreviewed sources were incorporated in this review.
doi:10.1001/archsurg.2007.39 pmid:18283144 fatcat:diyu6rceanbw3m2gjamabrk2zi