The authors concluded that "Increased ^sup 18^F-FDG uptake on PET is predictive for microvascular tumor invasion and tumor recurrence after liver transplant for hepatocellular carcinoma" and that "its application may identify eligible liver transplant candidates with tumors beyond the Milan criteria."
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