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대장암의 간전이 및 간부전으로 인한 간이식 1예

Other Titles
 Liver transplantation for metastatic colon cancer with hepatic failure: A case report 
Authors
 이승우  ;  박준용  ;  박세미  ;  박준철  ;  박재준  ;  유내춘  ;  전재윤 
Citation
 Korean Journal of Medicine, Vol.75(s3) : 720-725, 2008 
Journal Title
 Korean Journal of Medicine 
ISSN
 1738-9364 
Issue Date
2008
Keywords
Colon cancer ; Hepatic failure ; Liver metastasis ; Liver transplantation
Abstract
The liver is the most common site of distant metastasis of colorectal cancer, and surgical resection is the only therapy that offers the possibility of a cure. However, only 10~20% patients with colorectal liver metastases are candidates for surgical resection upon initial presentation. For patients with unresectable liver metastasis, systemic chemotherapy or hepatic arterial chemoembolization, radiofrequency thermal ablation and immunotherapy are used as alternative therapies. In general, colorectal liver metastasis is an absolute contraindication for liver transplantation. Here, we present the case of a patient who has survived cancer-free for more than 2 years after liver transplantation as rescue therapy for acute hepatic failure after chemoembolization for liver metastasis from colon cancer. This case demonstrates that liver transplantation may be a curative modality in selected patients with hepatic failure and colorectal liver metastasis.
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Yonsei Authors
Park, Se Mi(박세미)
Park, Jae Jun(박재준)
Park, Jun Yong(박준용) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6324-2224
Park, Jun Chul(박준철) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8018-0010
Yoo, Nae Choon(유내춘)
Yi, Seung Woo(이승우) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5929-9444
Chon, Chae Yoon(전재윤)
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/108580
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