Hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathological aspects.

  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathological aspects.},
  author={Kunio Okuda},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={12 9-10},
  • Kunio Okuda
  • Published 1997 in Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology
The histopathology and clinical picture of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) varies between individual patients and regions. These variations are perhaps due to differences in the genetic alterations that precede hepatocarcinogenesis. In this study, the clinicopathological features of HCC were compared between southern African blacks and Japanese, indicating large differences in the frequency of underlying cirrhosis, grade of cancer cell differentiation and clinical course. Intra-abdominal… CONTINUE READING