Vincent W C Kao

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BACKGROUND Measurement of serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and abdominal ultrasound (US) examination are used for the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in chronic liver disease patients. However, the accuracy and usefulness of these tests in a clinical setting in the United States of America have not been clarified. METHODS We conducted a(More)
Background Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are at risk for death from complications of liver disease and development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). To identify the time course and risk factors associated with these events, we conducted a prospective study in chronic hepatitis B patients referred to our clinic. Methods From(More)
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