Chapter 38. Liver Tumors in Special Populations

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Tadahiro Uemura MD Assistant Professor of Surgery,
  2. Akhtar Khan MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery and
  3. Zakiyah Kadry MD, FACS Professor of Surgery

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch38

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Uemura, T., Khan, A. and Kadry, Z. (2010) Liver Tumors in Special Populations, 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.ch38

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA

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:

  • Liver Tumors in Special Populations;
  • nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH);
  • “burned out NASH”;
  • American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA);
  • Perioperative cardiac assessment;
  • Perioperative statin therapy;
  • highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART);
  • Non - Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL);
  • Cincinnati Transplant Tumor Registry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Liver tumors in nonalcoholic s teatohepatitis

  • Liver tumors in high cardiovascular risk patients: cardiacs tratification for hepatic resection

  • Hepatic resection in elderly patients

  • Hepatic tumors in immunosuppressed patients

  • Liver tumors during pregnancy

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers