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Liver Transplantation for Hepatic Metastases

  • Hauke Lang
  • Karl Jürgen Oldhafer
  • Hans Jürgen Schlitt
  • Rudolf Pichlmayr

Abstract

The results of hepatic resection for secondary liver tumours have (steadily) improved as a result of advances in surgical technique, perioperative management and diagnostic modalities which enable an earlier and more accurate detection of liver metastasis. Despite the development of extracorporeal liver surgery which enables the possibility of removing centrally located or multilocular intrahepatic tumours, only a small number of patients with secondary hepatic tumours are candidates for radical surgery.1

Keywords

Liver Transplantation Hepatic Metastasis Carcinoid Tumor Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Liver Grafting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hauke Lang
  • Karl Jürgen Oldhafer
  • Hans Jürgen Schlitt
  • Rudolf Pichlmayr

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