Published in Hematology Week, July 31st, 2006
"To estimate hepatocarcinogenesis rates in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis, an accurate prediction table was created. A total of 183 patients between 1974 and 1990 were assessed for carcinogenesis rate and risk factors," wrote K. Ikeda and colleagues, Toranomon General Hospital.
"Predicted carcinogenesis rates were validated using a cohort from the same hospital between 1991 and 2003 (n=302) and an external cohort from Tokyo National Hospital between 1975 and...
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