, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 123-132,
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2005 PRETEXT: a revised staging system for primary malignant liver tumours of childhood developed by the SIOPEL group

Abstract

Over the last 15 years, various oncology groups throughout the world have used the PRETEXT system for staging malignant primary liver tumours of childhood. This paper, written by members of the radiology and surgery committees of the International Childhood Liver Tumor Strategy Group (SIOPEL), presents various clarifications and revisions to the original PRETEXT system.