Chapter 23. Transplantation for Liver Tumors

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. François Durand MD1,
  2. Claire Francoz MD1 and
  3. Jacques Belghiti MD Professor of Surgery2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch23

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Durand, F., Francoz, C. and Belghiti, J. (2010) Transplantation for Liver Tumors, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch23

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hepatology and Liver Intensive Care, Hospital Beaujon, Clichy, France

  2. 2

    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hospital Beaujon, Clichy, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Transplantation for Liver Tumors;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC);
  • Incidental hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • Transarterial chemoembolization;
  • Neuroendocrine tumors (NET);
  • Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (HEHE);
  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma;
  • Hilar and perihilar cholangiocarcinoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma

  • Transplantation for liver metastases of neuroendocrine tumors

  • Liver transplantation for hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma

  • Liver transplantation for other liver malignancies

  • Conclusions and perspectives

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers