Published in Cancer Weekly, January 6th, 2009
"Medical charts of 170 Saudi HBV patients (70 with HCC and 100 with cirrhosis without HCC) were reviewed. Patients with HCC at presentation were older compared to those with cirrhosis without H CC at presentation (60.9 y vs. 51.2 y; p< 0.05). Right tipper quadrant pain (p < 0.001) and hepatic bruit (p < 0.0001) independently predicted the presence of HCC. Cirrhosis, present, in 76% of HCC patients, remained silent and only...
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