Current biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma: Surveillance, diagnosis and prediction of prognosis.

@article{Schtte2015CurrentBF,
  title={Current biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma: Surveillance, diagnosis and prediction of prognosis.},
  author={Kerstin Sch{\"u}tte and C. Schulz and Alexander Link and P Malfertheiner},
  journal={World journal of hepatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={139-49}
}
Biomarkers for surveillance, diagnosis and prediction of prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are currently not ready for introduction into clinical practice because of limited sensitivity and specificity. Especially for the early detection of small HCC novel biomarkers are needed to improve the current effectiveness of screening performed by ultrasound. The use of high-throughput technologies in hepatocellular research allows to identify molecules involved in the complex… CONTINUE READING
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