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UCSF criteria by pre-transplant radiologic study can not assure similar post-transplant results of hepatocellular carcinoma within Milan criteria.

Authors
 Man Ki Ju  ;  Gi Hong Choi  ;  Kyu Ha Huh  ;  Dong Jin Joo  ;  Soo Jin Kim  ;  Jinsub Choi, Myoung Soo Kim, Soon Il Kim, Yu Seun Kim 
Citation
 Hepato-Gastroenterology, Vol.57(101) : 819-825, 2010 
Journal Title
 Hepato-Gastroenterology 
ISSN
 0172-6390 
Issue Date
2010
Abstract
The recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after transplantation is the main limitation of liver transplantation. Therefore, several selection criteria for liver transplantation in HCC patients have been established. The objective of this study was to verify the clinical validity of selection criteria evaluated by pre-transplant radiologic imaging study. Sixty-nine participants were enrolled for this study between September 2005 and May 2007. We analyzed the post-transplant survival and recurrence rate using radiologic selection criteria and other clinical factors. Grouping by pretransplant criteria for liver transplantation, 16 recipients (23.2%) were above Milan criteria and 7 recipients (10.1%) were above UCSF criteria. Nine recipients (13.0%) were grouped as above Milan/below UCSF. The recipients who met Milan showed 85.8% 1-year survival rates, which was comparable to that of non-HCC (91.6%) (p = 0.767). During the post-transplant follow-up period (1-52 months, 14.81 +/- 12.0 months), 16 recurrences (23.2%) were diagnosed. The 1-year recurrence-free survival rate of recipients who met the Milan criteria was 78.6%, and those that did not meet these criteria was 22.7% (p < 0.0001). With regard to UCSF criteria, these percentages were 72.0% and 14.2%, respectively (p < 0.0001). According to a combined grouping, the 1-year recurrence-free survival rate was 25.4% in the above Milan/below UCSF group. There were significant differences among each of the groups (overall p < 0.0001). The application of UCSF criteria that are defined by pre-transplant radiologic findings as patient selection criteria for liver transplantation is limited.
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Surgery (외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
김명수(Kim, Myoung Soo) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8975-8381
김수진(Kim, Soo Jin)
김순일(Kim, Soon Il) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0783-7538
김유선(Kim, Yu Seun) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5105-1567
주동진(Joo, Dong Jin) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8405-1531
주만기(Joo, Man Ki) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4112-7003
최기홍(Choi, Gi Hong) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1593-3773
최진섭(Choi, Jin Sub)
허규하(Huh, Kyu Ha) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1364-6989
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