Downstaging HCC to Milan criteria prior to liver transplant yield ‘excellent outcomes’

Researchers reported excellent 10-year outcomes among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma that was downstaged to within Milan criteria prior to liver transplant, according to a multicenter analysis published in JAMA Surgery.“The outcomes provided in the current study … increase the level of recommendation for the downstaging policy on a global basis,” co-lead author of the study Parissa Tabrizian, MD, assistant professor of surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, told Healio. “In addition, these results are aligned with the first randomized, controlledRead More

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