Demographic, clinical, and virological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma in Asia: Survey of 414 patients from four countries

@article{Wang2002DemographicCA,
  title={Demographic, clinical, and virological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma in Asia: Survey of 414 patients from four countries},
  author={Bao-en Wang and Wei-min Ma and Ali Sulaiman and Sjaifoellah Noer and Suwignyo Sumoharjo and Didacus Sumarsidi and Badri Nath Tandon and Kuniaki Nakao and Shunji Mishiro and Yuzo Miyakawa and Yoshihiro Akahane and Hiroshi Suzuki},
  journal={Journal of Medical Virology},
  year={2002},
  volume={67}
}
Demographic, etiological, clinical characteristics and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were surveyed in 414 patients in Asia, including 107 from China, 15 from India, 101 from Indonesia and 191 from Japan. Males predominated in all countries, accounting for up to 75%. The mean ± SD age at the development of HCC was about 10 years older for the patients from Japan (63.8 ± 9.5, P < 0.001) and India (63.1 ± 11.2, P < 0.05) than those from China (54.0 ± 13.7) and Indonesia (53.7 ± 14.2… 
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