Phenotypic Categorization and Profiles of Small and Large Hepatocellular Carcinomas.

@article{Pancoska2013PhenotypicCA,
  title={Phenotypic Categorization and Profiles of Small and Large Hepatocellular Carcinomas.},
  author={Petr Pancoska and Sheng-Nan Lu and Brian I Carr},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal & digestive system},
  year={2013},
  volume={Suppl 12}
}
We used a database of 4139 Taiwanese HCC patients to take a new approach (Network Phenotyping Strategy) to HCC subset identification. Individual parameters for liver function tests, complete blood count, portal vein thrombosis, AFP levels and clinical demographics of age, gender, hepatitis or alcohol consumption, were considered within the whole context of complete relationships, being networked with all other parameter levels in the entire cohort. We identified 4 multi-parameter patterns for… CONTINUE READING