Effects of hepatitis C and B viruses infection on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Tsai1994EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of hepatitis C and B viruses infection on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={J. F. Tsai and William Y.C. Chang and J. E. Jeng and Michael Shiu-Yan Fremont Ho and Zhunxiang Lin and Ju- He Tsai},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={1994},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          92-5
        }
}
A case control study consisting of 102 patients with HCC, 102 sex-matched and age-matched patients with nonhepatic disease, and 204 matched healthy controls was carried out to investigate the effect of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The prevalence of antibody to HCV (anti-HCV) in HCC (34.3%) was higher than in nonhepatic disease (10.7%, P < 0.001) or in healthy controls (2.4%, P < 0.001). The prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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