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HCC Recurrence After Transplantation Is Often Extrahepatic


Background: Treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) includes orthotopic liver transplantation in patients who meet the transplant criteria. However, this treatment is not entirely curative, and recurrence of HCC is not uncommon. Several societal guidelines, which have various follow-up regimens for both imaging and clinical follow-up, have been devised. Objective: To describe HCC recurrence patterns following liver transplantation and propose follow-up guidelines. Design: Retr more...
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