Published in Blood Weekly, March 19th, 2009
"Patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis were followed up prospectively for 2 years. Of 372 patients, HCC developed in 34 of 298 who were free of HCC at entry. The overall sensitivity, specificity, and positive and negative predictive values for only AFP (>20 ng/mL) were 61%, 71%, 34%, and 88%, respectively; for only AFP-L3% (>...
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