The serum levels of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin can predict microvascular invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma, which is an important determinant of prognosis after liver transplantation, incombination of histological grade, and tumor size.
The predictors of microvascular invasion in candidates for liver transplantation with hepatocellular carcinoma—with special reference to the serum levels of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin†
Article first published online: 23 FEB 2007
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Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume 95, Issue 3, pages 235–240, 1 March 2007
How to Cite
Shirabe, K., Itoh, S., Yoshizumi, T., Soejima, Y., Taketomi, A., Aishima, S.-i. and Maehara, Y. (2007), The predictors of microvascular invasion in candidates for liver transplantation with hepatocellular carcinoma—with special reference to the serum levels of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin. J. Surg. Oncol., 95: 235–240. doi: 10.1002/jso.20655
- Issue published online: 23 FEB 2007
- Article first published online: 23 FEB 2007
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 JUL 2006
- Manuscript Received: 2 APR 2006
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