Evaluation of malignancy of hepatocellular carcinoma using the ultrasonic B-mode method: clinical significance of extracapsular invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma using ultrasonography

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To determine the influence of capsule formation or presence of capsular invasion on the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. The patient group consisted of 70 patients with 74 HCC lesions who had been examined by US and undergone surgical tumor resection at our institution. For these patients, we conducted the following comparative studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10396-007-0142-2

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@article{Nakagawara2007EvaluationOM, title={Evaluation of malignancy of hepatocellular carcinoma using the ultrasonic B-mode method: clinical significance of extracapsular invasion of hepatocellular carcinoma using ultrasonography}, author={Hiroshi Nakagawara and Masahiro Ogawa and Naoki Matsumoto and Yoshikazu Hiroi and Toshiki Yamamoto and Yoshiki Ono and Yasuyuki Arakawa and Tadatoshi Takayama and Noriko Kinukawa and Hideaki Ishida}, journal={Journal of Medical Ultrasonics}, year={2007}, volume={34}, pages={83-91} }