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Adefovir dipivoxil for the treatment of hepatitis B e antigen-positive chronic hepatitis B.
BACKGROUND In preclinical and phase 2 studies, adefovir dipivoxil demonstrated potent activity against hepatitis B virus (HBV), including lamivudine-resistant strains. METHODS We randomly assignedExpand
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Hepatitis B virus, aflatoxins, and hepatocellular carcinoma in southern Guangxi, China.
We examined the roles of the hepatitis B virus and aflatoxin B1 in the development of primary hepatocellular carcinoma (PHC) in a cohort of 7917 men aged 25 to 64 yr old in southern Guangxi, China,Expand
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Liver Transplantation Criteria For Hepatocellular Carcinoma Should Be Expanded: A 22-Year Experience With 467 Patients at UCLA
Objective:To assess the efficacy of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the impact of current staging criteria on long term survival. Summary BackgroundExpand
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Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma as a bridge to liver transplantation
Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) can be a definitive treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Prolonged waiting times for cadaveric livers, however, may lead to dropout fromExpand
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Acetaminophen hepatotoxicity and acute liver failure.
Acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity is a common consequence of acetaminophen overdose and may lead to acute liver failure (ALF). Currently acetaminophen is the most common cause of ALF in bothExpand
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An algorithm for risk assessment and intervention of mother to child transmission of hepatitis B virus.
  • C. Pan, Z. Duan, +4 authors M. Tong
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  • Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the…
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BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite immunoprophylaxis, mother to child transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV) still occurs in infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive mothers. WeExpand
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Chronic hepatitis B and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. More than 80% of HCC cases are from the Asian and African continents,Expand
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Basal core promoter T1762/A1764 and precore A1896 gene mutations in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparison with chronic carriers
Background: Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and specific viral factors have been identified that may increase the risk for HCCExpand
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Precore/basal core promoter mutants and hepatitis B viral DNA levels as predictors for liver deaths and hepatocellular carcinoma.
AIM To conduct a retrospective study in 400 chronic hepatitis B patients in order to identify hepatitis B viral factors associated with complications of liver disease or development of hepatocellularExpand
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Clinical outcomes after transfusion-associated hepatitis C.
BACKGROUND The extent of serious complications in people who have acquired chronic hepatitis C infection after a blood transfusion is unclear. METHODS We studied 131 patients with chronicExpand
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