Association between occult hepatitis B infection and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.

@article{Shi2012AssociationBO,
  title={Association between occult hepatitis B infection and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Yu Shi and Yi Hua Wu and Wei Wu and Wan Jun Zhang and Jun Yang and Zhi Chen},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={231-40}
}
BACKGROUND The association between occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains controversial. AIMS We conducted a meta-analysis of prospective studies and retrospective studies to examine whether occult HBV infection increases the risk of HCC. METHODS Two independent reviewers searched databases for eligible studies published in English or Chinese dated from 1966 to 6 April 2010. The odds ratios or the relative risks (RRs) of each study were… CONTINUE READING
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