Albumin messenger RNA as a marker of circulating hepatocytes in hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Hillaire1994AlbuminMR,
  title={Albumin messenger RNA as a marker of circulating hepatocytes in hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Sophie Hillaire and V{\'e}ronique Barbu and Eveline Boucher and Mamdouh Moukhtar and Raoul Poupon},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1994},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          239-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most frequent malignancies. Liver transplantation is theoretically the treatment of choice because it eliminates both the hepatocellular carcinoma and the cirrhosis. High frequency of relapse observed after liver transplantation may be explained by the existence of undetectable metastasis before transplantation. The aim of this study was to determine whether albumin messenger RNA (mRNA), a specifically hepatocyte-expressed gene, could be a… CONTINUE READING
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