Chapter 41. Liver Tumors in South America

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Lucas McCormack MD1 and
  2. Eduardo de Santibañes MD, PhD, FACS Professor of Surgery2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch41

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

McCormack, L. and de Santibañes, E. (2010) Liver Tumors in South America, 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.ch41

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Liver Transplant Program, General Surgery Service, Hospital Aleman, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  2. 2

    Hepatobiliopancreatic and Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 South America;
  • “transhepatic tumoral intubation”;
  • model for end - stage liver disease (MELD);
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA);
  • Development of hepatic surgery and liver transplantation;
  • Common hepatic tumors;
  • Gallbladder cancer;
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development of hepatic surgery and liver transplantation

  • Common hepatic tumors

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers