Profile of Gut Microbiota Associated With the Presence of Hepatocellular Cancer in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis.

@article{Grt2016ProfileOG,
  title={Profile of Gut Microbiota Associated With the Presence of Hepatocellular Cancer in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis.},
  author={Michał Grąt and Karolina Maria Wronka and Maciej Krasnodębski and Łukasz Masior and Zbigniew Lewandowski and Irena Kosińska and Karolina Grąt and Jan Stypułkowski and Sławomir Rejowski and Michal Wasilewicz and Mirosława Gałęcka and Patrycja Szachta and Marek Krawczyk},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={1687-91}
}
BACKGROUND Changes within the gut microbiota contribute to the progression of chronic liver diseases. According to the results of several studies performed in animal models, gut dysbiosis plays an important role in hepatocarcinogenesis. The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics of gut microbiota associated with the presence of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) in patients with cirrhosis of the liver undergoing liver transplantation. METHODS A total of 15 patients with HCC and 15 non… CONTINUE READING

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