Chapter 40. Liver Tumors in Asia

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Norihiro Kokudo MD, PhD1,
  2. Sumihito Tamura MD, PhD1 and
  3. Masatoshi Makuuchi MD, PhD2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch40

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kokudo, N., Tamura, S. and Makuuchi, M. (2010) Liver Tumors in Asia, 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.ch40

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic, Surgery, President Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

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 Asia;
  • Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT);
  • alpha - fetoprotein (AFP);
  • deceased donor liver transplantation (DDLT);
  • “clinical practice guidelines for HCC”;
  • “intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)”;
  • Clonorchis sinensis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical background

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Cholangiocellular carcinoma

  • Secondary liver tumors

  • Other primary liver tumors

  • References

  • Self-assessment questions

  • Self-assessment answers