Hepatocellular carcinoma: association with increased iron deposition in the cirrhotic liver at MR imaging.

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PURPOSE To determine whether the frequency of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with cirrhosis is affected by hepatic iron deposition as detected with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a retrospective search of MR imaging and histopathology records, 196 patients with histopathologically proved cirrhosis and with (n = 80… (More)

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@article{Ito1999HepatocellularCA, title={Hepatocellular carcinoma: association with increased iron deposition in the cirrhotic liver at MR imaging.}, author={Kiyoshi Ito and Donald Mitchell and Toshifumi Gabata and Hie Won Hann and Pyo Nyun Kim and Tsuyoshi Fujita and Hitomi Awaya and Kaneyoshi Honjo and Naofumi Matsunaga}, journal={Radiology}, year={1999}, volume={212 1}, pages={235-40} }