Role of biopsy sampling for diagnosis of early and progressed hepatocellular carcinoma.

Abstract

The current guidelines for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recommend liver biopsy for hepatic nodules which do not demonstrate the typical features of HCC on imaging. Thus, while not all HCCs are biopsied for histological confirmation, the nodules that pathologists now encounter on biopsy specimens are frequently well-differentiated early… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bpg.2014.08.012

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