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Etiology, screening, and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma

Etiology, screening, and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
Etiology, screening, and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
The prognosis with large hepatocellular carcinomas is poor, and only palliative treatment is available. Small tumors are amenable to several modes of treatment, including liver transplantation, resection, or alcohol injection, with acceptable 5-year survival rates. Although the value of screening for hepatocellular carcinoma has yet to be shown, these data, coupled with the recognition of at-risk groups and useful diagnostic techniques, might encourage the clinician to screen at-risk patients in the clinic. New imaging techniques such as ultrasonographic angiography enhanced with CO2 microbubbles, or color Doppler ultrasound, may clarify the intratumoral blood flow of small tumors
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Khakoo, Salim I.
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Grellier, L.F.
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Khakoo, Salim I., Grellier, L.F., Soni, P.N., Bhattacharya, S. and Dusheiko, G.M. (1996) Etiology, screening, and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma The Medical Clinics of North America, 80, (5), pp. 1121-1145. (PMID:8804377).

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Abstract

The prognosis with large hepatocellular carcinomas is poor, and only palliative treatment is available. Small tumors are amenable to several modes of treatment, including liver transplantation, resection, or alcohol injection, with acceptable 5-year survival rates. Although the value of screening for hepatocellular carcinoma has yet to be shown, these data, coupled with the recognition of at-risk groups and useful diagnostic techniques, might encourage the clinician to screen at-risk patients in the clinic. New imaging techniques such as ultrasonographic angiography enhanced with CO2 microbubbles, or color Doppler ultrasound, may clarify the intratumoral blood flow of small tumors

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Published date: September 1996
Organisations: Clinical & Experimental Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 337566
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/337566
ISSN: 0025-7125
PURE UUID: ec2eee2a-bde5-419f-b0c4-a771e4977b6f

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Date deposited: 30 Apr 2012 10:36
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:02

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Author: Salim I. Khakoo
Author: L.F. Grellier
Author: P.N. Soni
Author: S. Bhattacharya
Author: G.M. Dusheiko

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