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Pre-transplant Alpha Fetoprotein is Associated with Post-transplant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence Mortality.

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Summary of "Pre-transplant Alpha Fetoprotein is Associated with Post-transplant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence Mortality."

Although liver transplantation may potentially cure hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the risk of HCC recurrence is 8-20% at five years post-transplant. Pre-transplant alpha fetoprotein (AFP) is a predictor of HCC recurrence, but it is unknown if pre-transplant AFP also predicts survival in patients with recurrence.

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Name: Clinical transplantation
ISSN: 1399-0012
Pages: e13634

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