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Characteristics of patients with chronic hepatitis C who develop hepatocellular carcinoma

Kuske, Lorenz
Mensen, Armand
Müllhaupt, Beat
Moradpour, Darius
Malé, Pierre Jean
Heim, Markus H
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Published in Swiss medical weekly. 2012, vol. 142, w13651
Abstract 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.
Keywords Age FactorsAgedAged, 80 and overAlcohol Drinking/adverse effects/epidemiologyAscites/epidemiologyCarcinoma, Hepatocellular/epidemiology/virologyDiabetes Mellitus/epidemiologyFemaleGenotypeHepacivirus/geneticsHepatic Encephalopathy/epidemiologyHepatitis C, Chronic/complications/epidemiologyHumansLiver Cirrhosis/epidemiologyLiver Neoplasms/epidemiology/virologyMaleMiddle AgedMultivariate AnalysisRisk FactorsSex FactorsSocioeconomic FactorsSwitzerland/epidemiology
PMID: 22869395
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Research group Etudes et traitement de l'hépatite C et B (554)
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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 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:27164

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