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An overview of diagnostic imaging techniques for detecting hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Choichiro Kido

Abstract

The frequency of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is increasing in Japan where it is now the third leading cause of death among males. HCC is relatively uncommon in the West but it is more common in Africa, Southeast Asia and Japan; and it is also known to have a high incidence in areas where the HBs antigen is prevalent.

Keywords

Blind Spot Portal Vein Tumor Thrombus Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Arterial Portography Anhydrous Alcohol 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Choichiro Kido
    • 1
  1. 1.Aichi Cancer CenterChigusa-ku, Nagoya, AichiJapan

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