Early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma by real-time ultrasonography. A prospective study.

@article{Sheu1985EarlyDO,
  title={Early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma by real-time ultrasonography. A prospective study.},
  author={J. C. Sheu and Joohon Sung and Ding Shinn Chen and M. Y. Lai and T. H. Wang and John Yuh-Lin Yu and Pei Ming Yang and C. N. Chuang and Pan Yang and C. Soon Lee},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1985},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={660-6}
}
For early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), real-time ultrasonography (US) was performed prospectively in 528 patients, including 236 with cirrhosis, 81 with chronic hepatitis, 168 asymptomatic hepatitis B surface antigen carriers, and 43 with a family history of HCC. Simultaneous measurement of serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) level was also done… CONTINUE READING