M. Del Gaudio, G. Ercolani, M. Ravaioli, M. Cescon, A. Lauro, M. Vivarelli, M. Zanello, A. Cucchetti, G. Vetrone, F. Tuci, G. Ramacciato, G. L. Grazi and A. D. Pinna Liver Transplantation for Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Cirrhosis After Liver Resection: University of Bologna Experience American Journal of Transplantation 8
Article first published online: 29 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2008.02229.x
By intention to treat analysis of survival of transplantable HCC patients who underwent liver resection (LR) compared to those listed for transplantation, this study shows that LR for patients with small HCC with preserved liver function, employing LT as a salvage procedure (SLT) in the event of HCC recurrence, is a safe and effective strategy. See also editorial by Botha in this issue on page 1085.
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