Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Shusen Zheng

Abstract

Starzl performed the world’s first liver transplantation (LT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the United States in 1963. In the world’s first 7 LTs, 3 of them were performed for HCC patients. By now, the history course of LT for HCC has gone through half a century. During these years, it has experienced the initial attempt, depression and today’s steady development.

Keywords

Liver Transplantation Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Donor Liver Transplantation Milan Criterion Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shusen Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Hepatobiliary&Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation Center, Department of Surgery, First Affiliated HospitalZhejiang University College of MedicineHangzhouChina

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