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BACKGROUND We assessed the risk factors for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) following successful eradication of hepatitis C virus (HCV) with interferon (IFN) therapy in a long-term,(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the value of preoperative fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-FDG PET-CT) for predicting microvascular invasion(More)
Recently, treatments for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have been drastically improved by the development of direct-acting antiviral agents. In September 2014, dual oral therapy using(More)
Non-simple nodules in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) correlate with poor prognosis. Therefore, we examined the diagnostic ability of gadolinium-ethoxybenzyl-diethylenetriamine pentaacetic(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) between 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-based continuous infusion chemotherapy and low-dose(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for worsening of gastroesophageal varices (GEVs) and development of portosystemic encephalopathy in patients with hepatitis B virus(More)