[Carcinoma hepatocellular. Description of verified clinical characteristics in a region of Southern Chile].

@article{Manterola2000CarcinomaHD,
  title={[Carcinoma hepatocellular. Description of verified clinical characteristics in a region of Southern Chile].},
  author={Carlos Guillermo Manterola and Sergio Mu{\~n}oz and Juan Araya and Chrystal Calderon and Mar{\'i}a Teresa S{\'a}nchez Barroso},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2000},
  volume={128 8},
  pages={887-95}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most frequent primary tumor of the liver. It is associated to chronic liver diseases and has a high prevalence in some regions of Africa and Asia. AIM To describe the clinical characteristics of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, admitted to two hospitals of the IX region of southern Chile. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective study of 29 consecutive patients admitted to two hospitals in Temuco, Chile. Clinical features, laboratory values and… CONTINUE READING