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Hepatocellular carcinoma in taiwan

  • Chen-Guo Ker

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common malignant tumor among males in Taiwan [1,2]. In a prospective study, the risk of development of HCC for Taiwanese carriers of HBsAg antigen was found to be 200 to 300 times greater than that of non-carriers in 1981 [3]. In addition, the seroepidermiological study strongly supports the association of HBV infection with HCC. Chen [4] had an analysis of DNA extracted from HCC hepatocytes and found chromosomal integration of hepatitis B virus DNA sequences to prove their close relation.

Keywords

Portal Vein Thrombosis Spontaneous Rupture Hepatic Lobectomy Kaohsiung Medical College Hospital Celiac Angiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen-Guo Ker
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of SurgeryKaohsiung Medical College HospitalKaohsiungTaiwan

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