Published in Cancer Weekly, December 27th, 2005
"Patients with neuroendocrine tumors often present with synchronous liver metastases or develop hepatic metastases in the course of their disease. A complete removal of liver metastases with an intention to cure may be accomplished by liver resection or, if hepatic disease is disseminated or hormonal symptoms and pain cannot be controlled medically, by total hepatectomy and transplantation," investigators in Germany reported.
"The indications for orthotopic liver transplantation for metastatic neuroendocrine tumor disease should be anchored...
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