Article Abstract

Searching the ideal hepatocellular carcinoma patient for liver transplantation: are the Toronto criteria a step in the right direction?

Authors: Falk Rauchfuß, Felix Dondorf, René Fahrner, Hans-Michael Tautenhahn, Michael Ardelt, Utz Settmacher


Since the introduction of Milan criteria by Mazzaferro et al. in 1996 (1), many transplant programs and allocation systems use these criteria for the selection of suitable candidates for liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients.