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Prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma complicating chronic hepatitis C

Ueno, Yoshiyuki; Sollano, Jose D; Farrell, Geoffrey


Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection accounts for most cases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Japan and is the second major cause in many other countries. Development of HCC takes a considerable time after onset of HCV infection, between 20-40 years in most cases, and usually develops after cirrhosis is established. Although only a minority of HCV infections reach this stage, the high prevalence of chronic HCV infection in many countries (1-3%) is such that HCC related to HCV infection...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2009.05814.x


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