Hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV-infected patients: epidemiological features, clinical presentation and outcome.

@article{Puoti2004HepatocellularCI,
  title={Hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV-infected patients: epidemiological features, clinical presentation and outcome.},
  author={Massimo Puoti and Raffaele Bruno and Vicente Soriano and Francesco Di Donato and Giovanni Battista Gaeta and Gian Paolo Quinzan and Davide Ferdinando Precone and Umberto Gelatti and V{\'i}ctor Asensi and Emanuela Vaccher},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 17},
  pages={2285-93}
}
OBJECTIVE Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an increasing cause of mortality in HIV-seropositive individuals. The aim of the study was to compare the main features of HCC in HIV-seropositive individuals with those in to HIV-negative patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS All HIV-infected subjects with a diagnosis of HCC included in three cancer registry databases were enrolled in the study as cases. HCC cases that occurred in the province of Brescia, North Italy, in the period 1995-1998 and all cases… CONTINUE READING
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