The effectiveness of ultrasound surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in a Canadian centre and determinants of its success.

@article{Khalili2015TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of ultrasound surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in a Canadian centre and determinants of its success.},
  author={Korosh Khalili and Ravi J. Menezes and Tae Kyoung Kim and Leyla Kochak Yazdi and H. Jang and Suraj Prasad Sharma and Jordan J Feld and Morris Sherman},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={267-73}
}
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using ultrasound (US) in North America has been questioned due to the predominance of patients of Caucasian ethnicity and larger body habitus. OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of US surveillance for HCC in a Canadian hepatobiliary centre and to identify independent… CONTINUE READING