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Hepatocellular carcinoma: Resection vs. transplantation

20:00 EDT 7 Sep 2017 | AAAS

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) Liver transplantation is the gold standard for treating early hepatocellular cancers. Because of the lack of donors, this option is, however, available to a limited degree only. Curative liver resection is an alternative in this setting. Markus B. Schoenberg, Julian N. Bucher, and coauthors investigated whether liver resection can yield results that are comparable to those of liver transplantation.

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