AJR Am J Roentgenol 2022 May 11. Epub 2022 May 11.
Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Radiology.
Although traditionally only performed for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the last decade has seen a resurgence in the use of liver transplant (LT) for non-HCC malignancies, likely due to improvements in neoadjuvant treatment regimens as well as the establishment of well-defined eligibility criteria. Given promising survival results, patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma, neuroendocrine liver metastases, and hepatic hemangioendothelioma are eligible to receive Model for End Stage Liver Disease (MELD) exception for tumors that meet well-defined criteria. Additional tumors such as colorectal cancer liver metastases, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and hepatocholangiocarcinoma may undergo transplant at specialized centers with well-defined protocols, although are not yet eligible for MELD exception. Read More