Comparison of the characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma between hepatitis B and C viral infection: tumor multicentricity in cirrhotic liver with hepatitis C.

@article{Miyagawa1996ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma between hepatitis B and C viral infection: tumor multicentricity in cirrhotic liver with hepatitis C.},
  author={Shinichi Miyagawa and Seiji Kawasaki and Masatoshi Makuuchi},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={307-10}
}
Clinicopathological and prognostic features in patients who had undergone hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were examined in relation to viral infection. Among 175 patients, cirrhosis was diagnosed histologically in 134, while 41 had noncirrhotic livers. One hundred twenty-four patients were positive for antibody to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) (HC group), 32 for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) (HB group), and 19 negative for both anti-HCV and HBsAg (non-B, non-C group… CONTINUE READING

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