Comparison of recurrence after hepatic resection in patients with hepatitis B vs. hepatitis C-related small hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B virus endemic area.

@article{Huang2005ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of recurrence after hepatic resection in patients with hepatitis B vs. hepatitis C-related small hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B virus endemic area.},
  author={Yi-Hsiang Huang and J C Wu and Chien-Hung Chen and Ting-Tsung Chang and Pui-Ching Lee and G K Chau and Wing-yiu Lui and F B Chang and S V Lee},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={236-41}
}
PURPOSE Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are two important factors in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The carcinogenic mechanism of HBV and HCV is considered to be different. It is interesting to compare the recurrence after hepatic resection in patients with small HCC who were infected with HBV or HCV. METHODS From 1991 to 1995, 145 patients who were positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) or antibody to HCV (anti-HCV) and diagnosed as… CONTINUE READING

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