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Surgical Management of Hepatoblastoma and Recent Advances

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Divisions of Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Research, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Pediatric Surgical Oncology Laboratory, Texas Children’s Surgical Oncology Program, Texas Children’s Liver Tumor Program, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Department of Pediatric Surgery, Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 510623, Guangdong, China
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Cancers 2019, 11(12), 1944; https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers11121944
Received: 30 October 2019 / Revised: 18 November 2019 / Accepted: 29 November 2019 / Published: 4 December 2019
Hepatoblastoma is the most common childhood liver malignancy. The management of hepatoblastoma requires multidisciplinary efforts. The five-year overall survival is approximately 80% in developed countries. Surgery remains the mainstay of treatment for hepatoblastoma, and meticulous techniques must be employed to ensure safe and effective local control surgeries. Additionally, there have been several advances from both pediatric and adult literature in the way liver tumor surgery is performed. In this review, we highlight important aspects of liver surgery for hepatoblastoma, the management of metastatic disease, and the most current technical advances in performing these procedures in a safe and effective manner. View Full-Text
Keywords: hepatoblastoma; liver resection; metastasectomy; children hepatoblastoma; liver resection; metastasectomy; children
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Yang, T.; Whitlock, R.S.; Vasudevan, S.A. Surgical Management of Hepatoblastoma and Recent Advances. Cancers 2019, 11, 1944. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers11121944

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Yang T, Whitlock RS, Vasudevan SA. Surgical Management of Hepatoblastoma and Recent Advances. Cancers. 2019; 11(12):1944. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers11121944

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Yang, Tianyou, Richard S. Whitlock, and Sanjeev A. Vasudevan. 2019. "Surgical Management of Hepatoblastoma and Recent Advances" Cancers 11, no. 12: 1944. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers11121944

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