Changing Trends in Etiology-Based and Ethnicity-Based Annual Mortality Rates of Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States.

@article{Kim2019ChangingTI,
  title={Changing Trends in Etiology-Based and Ethnicity-Based Annual Mortality Rates of Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States.},
  author={Donghee Kim and Andrew A. Li and Brandon J Perumpail and Chiranjeevi Gadiparthi and Won Kim and George Cholankeril and Jeffrey S. Glenn and Stephen A. Harrison and Zobair M. Younossi and Aijaz Ahmed},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2019},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          1064-1074
        }
}
With recent improvements in the treatment of end-stage liver disease (ESLD), a better understanding of the burden of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is needed in the United States. A population-based study using the US Census and national mortality database was performed. We identified the age-standardized etiology-specific mortality rates for cirrhosis and HCC among US adults ages 20 years or older from 2007 to 2016. We determined temporal mortality rate patterns by joinpoint… CONTINUE READING

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