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Liver transplantation for small HCC in cirrhosis

  • F. Romani
  • C. V. Sansalone
  • P. Rimoldi
  • G. Rondinara
  • L. de Carlis
  • L. S. Belli
  • F. Riolo
  • V. Pitotta
  • L. Belli
Conference paper

Abstract

Segmental liver resection is generally considered the treatment of choice for small HCC in cirrhotic livers. Although in selected patients with small encapsulated nodules and low alpha-fetoprotein levels long-term survival can be expected after resection [4], Western experience is still limited and follow-up studies too short so that the data presently available cannot be considered satisfactory [3].

Key words

Liver transplantation Liver cirrhosis 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Romani
    • 1
  • C. V. Sansalone
    • 1
  • P. Rimoldi
    • 1
  • G. Rondinara
    • 1
  • L. de Carlis
    • 1
  • L. S. Belli
    • 1
  • F. Riolo
    • 1
  • V. Pitotta
    • 1
  • L. Belli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Transplantation Unit Pizzamiglio IINiguarda HospitalMilanItaly

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