Association between nucleos(t)ide analog and tumor recurrence in hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma after radiofrequency ablation.

@article{Lee2016AssociationBN,
  title={Association between nucleos(t)ide analog and tumor recurrence in hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma after radiofrequency ablation.},
  author={T Y Lee and Jaw-town Lin and Yi-Siou Zeng and Yi-ju Chen and Ming-Shiang Wu and C Y Wu},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={1517-27}
}
UNLABELLED Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is the best choice for curative treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cases not suitable for surgical intervention, but efforts should be made to reduce the risk of tumor recurrence. We aimed to investigate the association between nucleos(t)ide analog (NA) therapy for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the risk of HCC recurrence post-RFA. Using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database between July 1, 2004 and December 31, 2012, we screened… CONTINUE READING
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