[Is the prevalence of cryptogenic hepatocellular carcinoma increasing in Korea?].

@article{Oh2005IsTP,
  title={[Is the prevalence of cryptogenic hepatocellular carcinoma increasing in Korea?].},
  author={Kil Chan Oh and Sang Hoon Park and Jin Cheol Park and Do Kyun Jin and Chul Sung Park and Kyong Oh Kim and Hyun Joo Jang and Ja Young J Lee and Cheol Hee Park and Tai Hoo Han and Kyo-Sang Yoo and Jong hyeok Kim and Dong Jun Kim and Myung Seok Lee and Choong Kee Park},
  journal={The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={45-51}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been characterized by a wide spectrum of liver damages that span from steatosis to cryptogenic liver cirrhosis and even to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aims of this study were to determine whether the prevalence of HCC arising from cryptogenic cirrhosis has increased during the last ten years and to characterize the clinical features of cryptogenic HCC in Korea. METHODS A retrospective and hospital-based analysis of the… CONTINUE READING

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