Scientific article

Characteristics of patients with chronic hepatitis C who develop hepatocellular carcinoma

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 142, w13651
Publication date2012

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most frequent form of primary liver cancer and chronic infection with hepatitis C virus is one of the main risk factors for HCC. This study analyses the characteristics of the patients with chronic hepatitis C participating in the Swiss Hepatitis C Cohort Study who developed HCC.

  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alcohol Drinking/adverse effects/epidemiology
  • Ascites/epidemiology
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular/epidemiology/virology
  • Diabetes Mellitus/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Genotype
  • Hepacivirus/genetics
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy/epidemiology
  • Hepatitis C, Chronic/complications/epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Liver Cirrhosis/epidemiology
  • Liver Neoplasms/epidemiology/virology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
Citation (ISO format)
KUSKE, Lorenz et al. Characteristics of patients with chronic hepatitis C who develop hepatocellular carcinoma. In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2012, vol. 142, p. w13651. doi: 10.4414/smw.2012.13651
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ISSN of the journal0036-7672

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