Mass survey of hepatocellular carcinoma by ultrasound

  • Kenichiro Hirata
  • Morimichi Fukuda
  • Satoaki Mima


Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is rather rare in the Western Hemisphere and in Europe, however, it is far more prevalent in the Orient and Africa and is indeed one of the most common causes of cancer death in these areas [1–3].


Hepatocellular Carcinoma Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Cavernous Hemangioma Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Mass Survey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenichiro Hirata
    • 1
  • Morimichi Fukuda
    • 1
  • Satoaki Mima
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Ultrasound and Medical ElectronicsSapporo Medical College SapporoJapan
  2. 2.Kin-ikyo Hospital SapporoJapan

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