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Promising anticancer therapy: combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors and molecular-targeted agents
Toshiharu Sakurai, Naoshi Nishida, Masatoshi Kudo
Current status of treatment for colorectal liver metastases in the United Kingdom
Kentaro Okamoto, Hiroyuki Uetake
Tenofovir vs. entecavir in reducing hepatocellular carcinoma risk in patients with chronic HBV infection?—Still an unsolved question
Hyun-Seok Kim, Hashem B. El-Serag
Addressing the variation in hepatic surgery for colorectal liver metastasis
Rachel V. Guest, Kjetil Søreide
Stool banking for fecal microbiota transplantation: ready for prime time?
Srishti Saha, Sahil Khanna
Targeting tumor microenvironment as a treatment strategy for hepatocellular carcinoma
Zuyuan Lin, Xiaonan Xiang, Di Lu, Xiao Xu
When a new definition overhauls perceptions of MAFLD related cirrhosis care
Kenneth I. Zheng, Mohammed Eslam, Jacob George, Ming-Hua Zheng
Management of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after resection
Hwee Leong Tan, Brian K. P. Goh
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or metabolic-associated fatty liver: time to change
Gamal Shiha, Nasser Mousa
Clinical impact of omega-3 fatty acids (Ω3 FA) supplementation on liver surgery
Jean Gugenheim, Niccolo Petrucciani
Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal liver metastases: moving forward while keeping feet on the ground
Mariano Cesare Giglio, Roberto Ivan Troisi
Predicting post-operative pancreatic fistula: one size may not fit all
Mariam F. Eskander, Jordan M. Cloyd
Prognosis control surgery
Rong Liu, Qu Liu, Xiu-Ping Zhang
A new tool for estimating liver cancer risk after a hepatitis C virus cure
Hamish Innes, William L. Irving
Hepatitis C—committing the world to an eradication of the infection
Johannes Wiegand, Thomas Berg
Assessing resectability for colorectal liver metastases: agreeing that we disagree
Luis I. Ruffolo, Koji Tomiyama, Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro
The gut-liver axis as a target of liver disease management
Claudia Mandato, Anna Pia Delli Bovi, Pietro Vajro
Three-dimensional bioprinted liver tissue for transplantation: hope or hype?
Feihu Xie, Yao Xiao, Minshan Chen

Original Article

A new classification for hepatocellular carcinoma with hepatic vein tumor thrombus
Zhen-Hua Chen, Kang Wang, Xiu-Ping Zhang, Jing-Kai Feng, Zong-Tao Chai, Wei-Xing Guo, Jie Shi, Meng-Chao Wu, Wan Yee Lau, Shu-Qun Cheng
Role of C11-FDG dual-tracer PET-CT scan in metastatic screening of hepatocellular carcinoma—a cost-effectiveness analysis
Kevin K. W. Chu, Albert C. Y. Chan, Ka Wing Ma, Wong Hoi She, Wing Chiu Dai, Kenneth S. H. Chok, Tan To Cheung, Chung Mau Lo
How should liver hypertrophy be stimulated? A comparison of upfront associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) and portal vein embolization (PVE) with rescue possibility
Ernesto Sparrelid, Kristina Hasselgren, Bård Ingvar Røsok, Peter Nørgaard Larsen, Nicolai Aagaard Schultz, Ulrik Carling, Eva Fallentin, Stefan Gilg, Per Sandström, Gert Lindell, Bergthor Björnsson
The impact of standardized methods of hepatic vein reconstruction with an external iliac vein graft
Fumihiro Terasaki, Yuji Kaneoka, Atsuyuki Maeda, Yuichi Takayama, Yasuyuki Fukami, Takamasa Takahashi, Masahito Uji
The benefit of curative liver resection with a selective bile duct preserving approach for hepatocellular carcinoma with macroscopic bile duct tumor thrombus
Anon Chotirosniramit, Akkaphod Liwattanakun, Sunhawit Junrungsee, Wasana Ko-iam, Trichak Sandhu, Worakitti Lapisatepun
Severity of early allograft dysfunction following donation after circulatory death liver transplantation: a multicentre study
Kun Wang, Di Lu, Yuhui Liu, Wangyao Li, Li Zhuang, Zhenyu Ma, Qinfen Xie, Binhua Pan, Yichao Wu, Junli Chen, Lidan Lin, Xiaowen Feng, Qiang Wei, Xuyong Wei, Haiyang Xie, Zhengxin Wang, Shusen Zheng, Xiao Xu
Machine learning predicts unpredicted deaths with high accuracy following hepatopancreatic surgery
Kota Sahara, Anghela Z. Paredes, Diamantis I. Tsilimigras, Kazunari Sasaki, Amika Moro, J. Madison Hyer, Rittal Mehta, Syeda A. Farooq, Lu Wu, Itaru Endo, Timothy M. Pawlik
Mutation profile and its correlation with clinicopathology in Chinese hepatocellular carcinoma patients
Shuo Wang, Huasheng Shi, Tao Liu, Manjiang Li, Sanshun Zhou, Xuan Qiu, Zusen Wang, Weiyu Hu, Weidong Guo, Xiaoqian Chen, Honglin Guo, Xiaoliang Shi, Junping Shi, Yunjin Zang, Jingyu Cao, Liqun Wu
Clear mortality gap caused by graft macrosteatosis in Chinese patients after cadaveric liver transplantation
Zhengtao Liu, Wenchao Wang, Li Zhuang, Jingfeng Liu, Shuping Que, Dan Zhu, Linfang Dong, Jian Yu, Lin Zhou, Shusen Zheng
Liver resection versus intensity-modulated radiation therapy for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with hepatic vein tumor thrombus: a propensity score matching analysis
Zhen-Hua Chen, Xiu-Ping Zhang, Shuang Feng, Jing-Kai Feng, Zong-Tao Chai, Wei-Xing Guo, Jie Shi, Wan Yee Lau, Yan Meng, Shu-Qun Cheng
High HbA1c is a risk factor for complications after hepatectomy and influences for hepatocellular carcinoma without HBV and HCV infection
Shingo Shimada, Toshiya Kamiyama, Tatsuya Orimo, Akihisa Nagatsu, Hirofumi Kamachi, Akinobu Taketomi
Stereotactic body radiation therapy versus radiofrequency ablation in patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jiawei Hong, Linping Cao, Haiyang Xie, Yuanxing Liu, Jun Yu, Shusen Zheng
Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI radiomic features for predicting histological grade of hepatocellular carcinoma
Yingfan Mao, Jincheng Wang, Yong Zhu, Jun Chen, Liang Mao, Weiwei Kong, Yudong Qiu, Xiaoyan Wu, Yue Guan, Jian He
Xanthophyll β-cryptoxanthin treatment inhibits hepatic steatosis without altering vitamin A status in β-carotene 9',10'-oxygenase knockout mice
Chun Liu, Bruna Paola M. Rafacho, Xiang-Dong Wang
A combined Cox and logistic model provides accurate predictive performance in estimation of time-dependent probabilities for recurrence of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after resection
Seogsong Jeong, Guijuan Luo, Qiang Gao, Jing Chen, Xiaolong Liu, Liangqing Dong, Yongjie Zhang, Feng Shen, Qingbao Cheng, Chengjun Sui, Jingfeng Liu, Hongyang Wang, Qiang Xia, Lei Chen
A simple scoring system to estimate perioperative mortality following liver resection for primary liver malignancy—the Hepatectomy Risk Score (HeRS)
Dimitrios Moris, Brian I. Shaw, Cecilia Ong, Ashton Connor, Mariya L. Samoylova, Samuel J. Kesseli, Nader Abraham, Jared Gloria, Robin Schmitz, Zachary W. Fitch, Bryan M. Clary, Andrew S. Barbas
UDP-glucuronosyltransferases mediate coffee-associated reduction of liver fibrosis in bile duct ligated humanized transgenic UGT1A mice
Steffen Landerer, Sandra Kalthoff, Christian P. Strassburg
Have we really understood when the efforts of laparoscopic liver resection are justified?—a complexity-based appraisal of the differential benefit
Francesca Ratti, Federica Cipriani, Guido Fiorentini, Marco Catena, Michele Paganelli, Luca Aldrighetti
Impact of body mass index on hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation through long-term follow-up
Nada El-domiaty, Faouzi Saliba, Vincent Karam, Rodolphe Sobesky, Wafaa Ibrahim, Eric Vibert, Gabriella Pittau, Khaled Amer, Maysaa A. Saeed, Jihan A. Shawky, Daniel Cherqui, René Adam, Didier Samuel
Development and validation of a machine learning-based nomogram for prediction of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in patients with intrahepatic lithiasis
Xian Shen, Huanhu Zhao, Xing Jin, Junyu Chen, Zhengping Yu, Kuvaneshan Ramen, Xiangwu Zheng, Xiuling Wu, Yunfeng Shan, Jianling Bai, Qiyu Zhang, Qiqiang Zeng
The potential use of extended criteria donors and eligible recipients in liver transplantation for unresectable colorectal liver metastases in Central Sweden
Christina Villard, Joakim Westman, Jonas Frank, Oystein Jynge, Ernesto Sparrelid, Carl Jorns
Transarterial infusion chemotherapy with FOLFOX for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-center propensity score matched analysis of real-world practice
Shaohua Li, Jie Mei, Qiaoxuan Wang, Feng Shi, Hongyan Liu, Ming Zhao, Lianghe Lu, Yihong Ling, Zhixing Guo, Yabing Guo, Xiaoming Chen, Ming Shi, Wan Yee Lau, Wei Wei, Rongping Guo
Comparison of alternative arterial anastomosis site during liver transplantation when the recipient’s hepatic artery is unusable
Jean Marie Beaurepaire, Francesco Orlando, Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, Caroline Jezequel, Edouard Bardou-Jacquet, Christophe Camus, Mohamed Lakehal, Veronique Desfourneaux, Aude Merdrignac, Elodie Gaignard, Alexandre Thobie, Damien Bergeat, Bernard Meunier, Michel Rayar
A comparative study of pancreas transplantation between type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus
Bor-Shiuan Shyr, Bor-Uei Shyr, Shih-Chin Chen, Che-Chuan Loong, Yi-Ming Shyr, Shin-E Wang
Liver transplantation: would it be the best and last chance of cure for hepatocellular carcinoma with major venous invasion?
Ka Wing Ma, Albert Chi Yan Chan, Kenneth Siu Ho Chok, Wong Hoi She, Tan To Cheung, Wing Chiu Dai, James Yan Yue Fung, Chung Mau Lo
The presence of NAFLD in nonobese subjects increased the risk of metabolic abnormalities than obese subjects without NAFLD: a population-based cross-sectional study
Ping-Fang Hu, Xin Zeng, Zi-Yuan Zou, Wei Tang, Yi-Bin Guo, Zong-Li Yuan, Pei-Mei Shi, Yu Tan, Yan Song, Yong-Quan Shi, Wei-Fen Xie
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy versus sequential transarterial chemoembolization and portal vein embolization in staged hepatectomy for HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma: a randomized comparative study
Peng-Peng Li, Gang Huang, Ning-Yang Jia, Ze-Ya Pan, Hui Liu, Yun Yang, Cheng-Jian He, Wan Yee Lau, Ye-Fa Yang, Wei-Ping Zhou
Robotic-assisted versus open total pancreatectomy: a propensity score-matched study
Yuanchi Weng, Mengmin Chen, Georgios Gemenetzis, Yusheng Shi, Xiayang Ying, Xiaxing Deng, Chenghong Peng, Jiabin Jin, Baiyong Shen
Molecular characterization of circulating tumor cells in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: potential diagnostic and prognostic significance in clinical practice
Xudong Zhao, Yongsu Ma, Xiu Dong, Zhengkui Zhang, Xiaodong Tian, Xiaohang Zhao, Yinmo Yang
The beneficial impacts of splanchnic vasoactive agents on hepatic functional recovery in massive hepatectomy porcine model
Hye-Sung Jo, Jae Hyun Han, Yoon Young Choi, Jin-I Seok, Young-In Yoon, Dong-Sik Kim
Preservation of aberrant right hepatic arteries does not affect safety and oncological radicality of pancreaticoduodenectomy— own results and a systematic review of the literature
Cedrik Pyras, Carsten Lukas, Monika Janot-Matuschek, Torsten Herzog, Andrea Tannapfel, Waldemar Uhl, Orlin Belyaev
Short- and long-term outcomes after hemihepatectomy for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma: does left or right side matter?
Lotte C. Franken, Pim B. Olthof, Joris I. Erdmann, Otto M. van Delden, Joanne Verheij, Marc G. Besselink, Olivier R. Busch, Thomas M. van Gulik
Development of a machine learning model to predict early recurrence for hepatocellular carcinoma after curative resection
Jianxing Zeng, Jinhua Zeng, Kongying Lin, Haitao Lin, Qionglan Wu, Pengfei Guo, Weiping Zhou, Jingfeng Liu

Review Article

Impact and clinical usefulness of genetic data in the surgical management of colorectal cancer liver metastasis
Georgios Antonios Margonis, Martin E. Kreis, Jaeyun Jane Wang, Carsten Kamphues, Christopher L. Wolfgang, Matthew J. Weiss
Renewed considerations on the utility (or the futility) of hepatic resections for breast cancer liver metastases
Gian Luca Grazi
The role of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy in the management of patients with colorectal liver metastasis
Juan Glinka, Victoria Ardiles, Juan Pekolj, Eduardo de Santibañes, Martin de Santibañes
Biliary complications after liver transplantation: current perspectives and future strategies
Bianca Magro, Matteo Tacelli, Alessandra Mazzola, Filomena Conti, Ciro Celsa
Hepatocellular carcinoma in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease—a review of an emerging challenge facing clinicians
Daniel Geh, Derek M. Manas, Helen L. Reeves
Liver tissue microbiota in nonalcoholic liver disease: a change in the paradigm of host-bacterial interactions
Silvia Sookoian, Carlos J. Pirola
A review on radiofrequency, microwave and high-intensity focused ultrasound ablations for hepatocellular carcinoma with cirrhosis
Tan To Cheung, Ka Wing Ma, Wong Hoi She
Uncommon indications for associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy: a systematic review
Quirino Lai, Gianluca Mennini, Zoe Larghi Laureiro, Massimo Rossi
Optimization of the future remnant liver: review of the current strategies in Europe
Riccardo Memeo, Maria Conticchio, Emmanuel Deshayes, Silvio Nadalin, Astrid Herrero, Boris Guiu, Fabrizio Panaro
Novel biomarkers and the future of targeted therapies in cholangiocarcinoma
Nishant Munugala, Shishir K. Maithel, Rachna T. Shroff