Screening tests for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review.

@article{Gebo2002ScreeningTF,
  title={Screening tests for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review.},
  author={Kelly A. Gebo and Geetanjali Chander and Mollie Jenckes and Khalil G. Ghanem and H. Franklin Herlong and Michael S. Torbenson and Samer S. El-Kamary and Eric B. Bass},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 5 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S84-92
        }
}
This systematic review addresses the following questions: (1) What is the efficacy of using screening tests for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in improving outcomes in chronic hepatitis C, and (2) what are the sensitivity and specificity of screening tests for HCC in chronic hepatitis C? The search strategy involved searching Medline and other electronic databases between January 1985 and March 2002. Additional articles were identified by reviewing pertinent articles and journals and by… CONTINUE READING

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